IHC terms PECA law ‘draconian’


ISLAMABAD:

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday observed that the Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) Ordinance 2022 was “draconian in nature”, calling it an attempt to muzzle anti-government voices.

During a hearing of pleas against the new ordinance that makes defamation a non-bailable and a criminal offence, the IHC chief justice said it was concerning for the court how…

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News Source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/2345076/ihc-terms-peca-law-draconian

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