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Faizabad operation: LHC seeks explanation from PEMRA for blocking TV channels

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to file its response to a petition against closure of private news channels during a crackdown against Faizabad protesters. A bench of the LHC was hearing the petition seeking action against the PEMRA for shutting TV channels down. The petitioner argued the move to take private news channels off air to stop flow of information during the crackdown against Faizabad protesters was illegal and sheer…