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Pakistan's Media Authority Reminds Licensees to Refrain from Promoting Valentine's Day

Pakistan has again banned Valentine's Day events and media coverage of them, after a court ruled the holiday un-Islamic for a second consecutive year. The judgment prohibited any advertising or the sale of merchandise associated with the day. In order to comply with the court ruling, Pakistan's Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) last week sent out instructions to its TV and radio licensees to remind them of the ban. "Respondents are directed to ensure that...

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