Imran Khan moves court over PEMRA ban on his speeches.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court, seeking annulment of a ban on the broadcast of his speeches and press talks by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA).

A day earlier, the media watchdog, in view of his 'provocative statements against the state institutions and their officers', imposed the ban on broadcasting live and recorded speeches of the deposed prime minister on all satellite TV channels with immediate effect.

The ban was imposed hours after the ousted premier - removed from power via a no-confidence move in April last year - delivered a hard-hitting speech outside his Zaman Park residence in Lahore following a police team's arrival there to arrest him in the...

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