ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom (SC) has rejected Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s request for reside protection of court docket proceedings.
Six SC judges opposed the request, whereas 4 supported it. The court docket stated an in depth choice on the petition can be issued later.
The dissenting observe of the decision stated that court docket proceedings ought to be uploaded on the SC web site and audio recordings of instances of public curiosity ought to be uploaded on the web site with out being edited as entry to data is a primary proper of the general public.
The court docket stated the way it decides to offer entry to data is an administrative matter.
Justice Isa requested to be instructed the names of the judges who had been for and towards the request to have the case broadcast reside.
On this, Justice Umar Ata Bandial stated that if he [Justice Isa] reads the decision, he’ll know the names.
Final month, Further Legal professional-Common Aamir Rehman instructed the SC that the federal authorities is against Justice Isa’s request for reside broadcast of evaluation petition proceedings.
Rehman had argued that reside protection would result in a public debate on the conduct of judges.
“Judges converse by their choices, not on tv,” he had stated.