LAHORE, Pakistan: The Free Media Foundation (FMF) on Friday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the sealing of its Office in Lahore’s Shadman area by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA).
The petition was filed by the Executive Director of Free Media Foundation Imtiaz Alam.
In the petition, it was argued that Free media Foundation has been a divergent training institute for journalists in South Asia. It was said that as per the LDA rules and regulations, training institutes or libraries can’t be sealed.
The petitioner said that the Lahore High Court must nullify LDA’s step
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Earlier this week, the LDA sealed the South Asian Free Media Foundation’s (SAFMA) Office without giving any notice and despite a stay order by a Civil Court.