According to details, ARY News transmissions were suspended in different cities of Sindh, including Karachi and Hyderabad. At this, a joint meeting of the representatives of journalist associations and different press clubs, has been summoned in Lahore. PPP leader, Sherry Rehman has appealed PEMRA to take notice of the suspension of ARY News.
PTI chairman, Imran Khan while condemning the cessation, said that ARY News is being targeted for showing the truth. The skipper has also managed to get a dish receiver installed at his container, in order to watch ARY News without any interruption.
PAT chief, Dr Tahirul Qadri has also denounced the suspension of ARY News and demanded for immediate restoration of it.
Chairman of Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) Hamid Raza also expressed his concerns on the matter, while Jamat e Islami (JI) leader, Liaquat Baloch referred to the obstruction as an attack on Press Freedom.
Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) head, Allama Raja Nasir Abbas has also demanded for immediate restoration of ARY News, while the Christian Progressive Movement (CPM) has vowed not to let anyone sabotage the Freedom of Media.