BBC condemns World News service disruption in Pakistan

Date: 29.11.2011     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 17.56
Category: BBC World News
Statement regarding disruption to BBC World News service in Pakistan

A BBC spokesperson said: "We are deeply concerned that BBC World News has been taken off-air by the Cable Association of Pakistan.

"We condemn any action that threatens our editorial independence and prevents audiences from accessing our impartial international news service. We would urge that BBC World News and other international news services are reinstated as soon as possible."

BBC World News Press Office