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PTI Leader Khosa Criticizes PPP Over Defamation Law Drama

 

PTI leader Sardar Latif Khosa has criticized the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), accusing them of creating drama around the defamation law. He claims that despite the PPP’s vocal opposition to the bill. They maneuvered to pass it by sending their governor abroad. And having Malik Ahmed Khan approve it.

Media Interaction at Lahore High Court PTI

Addressing the media at the Lahore High Court, Sardar Latif Khosa communicated his interests regarding the maligning regulation, affirming that it goes against the constitution and existing lawful systems. He predicted that the courts would eventually declare the law null and void, stating that it appears to be an attempt to suppress the media.

Criticism of PPP’s Tactics

Khosa elaborated on the PPP’s actions, accusing them of hypocrisy. He pointed out that PPP publicly opposed the bill but covertly ensured its passage by manipulating political processes. By sending their governor out of the country and facilitating the bill’s approval through Malik Ahmed Khan, the PPP has shown a disregard for transparency and democratic principles.

Concerns Over Media Freedom PTI

The PTI leader emphasized that the defamation law is designed to suppress the media. He warned that such measures are detrimental to democracy and free speech. According to Khosa, this law is a clear attempt to gag the press, a cornerstone of a functioning democracy.

Call for Respecting Public Mandate

Khosa also touched upon the broader issue of respecting the public mandate. He argued that nations that fail to honor the people’s mandate are doomed to fail. He urged the current leadership to act wisely and restore the stolen mandate to the people to ensure the continuity of democracy and uphold the supremacy of the Constitution.

Judicial Intervention

Expressing confidence in the judiciary, Khosa predicted that the courts would invalidate the defamation law. He believes the judiciary will recognize the law’s inherent contradictions with constitutional principles and legal standards, eventually nullifying it.

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