Islamic religious channel, Peace TV has been rapped by Ofcom with four programmes being found in breach of rules and regulations.

Ofcom watched all the programmes and took careful account of all the relevant information, including the individual facts of each case and the representations made by the licensees. Ofcom has decided that four of the five programmes breached the Code, and one did not.

Kitaab-ut-Tawheed, Part 59, Peace TV Urdu, 22 November 2017, 09:00
A religious scholar gave a view on the practice of magic. The programme breached Rule 3.1 (incitement to crime), Rule 3.2 (hate speech), Rule 3.3 (abusive treatment) and Rule 2.3 (offence).

Strengthening Your Family – The Valley of the Homosexuals – Episode 9, Peace TV, 11 March 2018, 11:30
The presenter discussed a religious perspective on homosexuality. The programme breached Rules 3.2 (hate speech), Rule 3.3 (abusive treatment) and Rule 2.3 (offence).

Media and Islam, War or Peace?, Peace TV, 13 November 2017, 07:30 and 14:00
The presenter gave a religious view on the punishment for apostasy. The programme breached Rules 3.2 (hate speech), Rule 3.3 (abusive treatment) and Rule 2.3 (offence).

Better Half or Bitter Half, Peace TV, 13 November 2017, 18:30
The presenter gave a religious view on child marriage. The programme breached Rule 2.3 (offence).

Umdatul Akhaam, Part 162, Peace TV, 13 November 2017, 22:30
The presenter discussed specific religious texts on prescribed punishments. We did not consider this programme was in breach of our rules.

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