Spicy Turkish shows take heat in Pakistan

Conservative Pakistani politicians are proposing ban on popular TV soap operas from Turkey.

    Sometimes racy Turkish soap operas have become hugely popular in Pakistan in the past year.

    Not everyone is happy with the success of the television imports, however, and some conservative politicians are suggesting a ban.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Karachi. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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