Azam Swati threatens, abuses senior military officer
Says he will 'follow' the military officer at every forum
Court sends Swati on physical remand in controversial tweets case
PTI Senator Azam Khan Swati was sent to physical remand in another case regarding controversial tweets after being arrested early Sunday morning.Swati was detained by the Federal Investigation...
Food for thought time.
According to an insertion 500A in the Pakistan Penal Code Act 1860, whosoever intentionally ridicules, brings into disrepute or defames the armed forces or member of the armed forces shall be guilty of the offence. It will be punishable with two years imprisonment or Rs0.5 million fine or with both.
Ridiculing armed forces, personnel to be a crime
ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday introduced the Criminal Law Bill 2020 in the National Assembly to make intentional ridiculing and defaming the armed forces as a punishable crime.According to...
IN a country where free speech is increasingly facing restrictions, a National Assembly panel’s approval of a bill that seeks to criminalise criticism of the armed forces is bound to generate further misgivings. The bill, which has the endorsement of the interior ministry, was introduced by PTI lawmakers as a response to the growing criticism of the armed forces, some members of which have come under public scrutiny for their alleged interference in matters of governance.
Forces’ criticism bill
No one is above criticism, including the senior leadership of our security apparatus.
Our politicians are so farsighted.