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 GEO Pakistan

 Geo blocked: Demos at KPC, cable operators offices

 Updated at: 2000 PST,  Monday, August 09, 2010
Geo blocked: Demos at KPC, cable operators offices KARACHI: Journalists and staff members of Geo TV staged peaceful demonstration in front of Karachi Press Club (KPC) to register protest against the blocking of Geo News and other private channels.

The participants of the demonstrations demanded immediate reopening of the blocked TV channels including Geo News.

The protest rally then headed towards Sindh Chief Minister House where journalists chanted slogans for the freedom of press and media.

Later, the protestors gathered in front of the offices of WorldCall cable operators to mark their protest and to seek an explanation as to what led the administrators of cable offices to block Geo News and other private TV channels.

It is pertinent to note here that WorldCall has heavy stakes of an Oman company as well as government dignitaries including Governor Punjab Salman Taseer.
 
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