Countrywide protests against Geo
KARACHI: Protests and rallies are being taken out against Geo Group after the channel showed blasphemous content in its morning show "Utho Jago Pakistan" hosted by Shaista Lodhi, ARY News reports on Friday.
In Karachi, Jaffaria Alliance Pakistan protested against Geo News in which large numbers of people were present. Protesters demanded that the transmission of the news channel should be shut down as it had hurt the sentiments of Muslims and a case should be filed against the channel administration.
Majlis-e-Wahdatul-Muslimeen (MWM) staged a protest in Islamabad against Geo News. The protestors had raised placards and banners against the channel.
Protest rallies are being taken out in Lahore since this morning. Rallies are also being taken out in Faisalabad.
The participants in the rally are demanding the federal government to close the news channel.
Several protests were also reported from different parts of Peshawar as well after the Friday prayers.