Tuesday September 28, 2021

PMDA Is Draconian Attempt By Tabahi Sarkar To Gag The Media: Sherry Rehman

Islamabad: Pakistan People Party (PPP) Senator Sherry Rehman on Tuesday said that Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) is a draconian attempt by Tabahi Sarkar to gag the media & akin to censorship seen during dictatorial regimes.

Former ambassador to the USA, Sherry Rehman on occasion of International Day for Universal Access to Information, said we must remember that right to information & freedom of speech is guaranteed by the Constitution(Art.19).

She said that It comes as no surprise that Pakistan ranks 145th on the press freedom index adding that Instead of working to ensure journalists’ safety, creating fairer & independent media, govt is busy silencing critics through these undemocratic measures to hide their incompetence.

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