An Indian TV channel has been fined Pounds 20,000 in the UK for making hate speech against Pakistanis.
The fine was imposed by the UK’s TV channels and radio watchdog.
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According to the report, in a program hosted by Arnab Goswami on Indian channel Republic TV, Pakistanis were called ‘thieves’, ‘beggars’ and other nicknames.
Offcom says anti-Pakistani sentiments were raised during the program, which could endanger the lives of Pakistanis.
The British agency says that Arnab Goswami has violated the values of journalism in his program, such programs can disrupt the relations between the Pakistani and Indian communities.
Following the fine, the Indian TV channel has assured Offcom that there will be no future programs in the UK that do not comply with local laws.