Award of Chairmanship
- Amber Haroon Saigol is the sole owner of Dawn group.
- In May 2016, her husband Azam Saigol was awarded PIA Chairmanship by Nawaz govt.
- Since then, Nawaz government has been using Dawn to malign its opponent.
- As the military is planning to eliminate extremist elements from Punjab, Dawn is being used to malign the military.
- The latest news to discredit Army and ISI has been leaked at the behest of Nawaz government to sabotage the upcoming operation.
PML-N’s backing of Extremist Groups
- It is a fact that PML-N backs the extremist group called Sipah-e-Sahaba or ASWJ .
- During Imran Khan’s dharna of 2014, ASWJ carried out a show of power in support of PML-N in Islamabad.
- The indication by military leadership of taking action against such extremist elements in Punjab prompted PML-N to force Dawn in returning the PIA favour.