November 27, 2020

Journalists holds protest rally

On call of Hyderabad Union of Journalists for acceptance of demands journalists of Badin, Tanveer Ahmed Arain Vice President of HUJ led the rally of journalist from Badin press club to Awain-e-sahafat Badin.

Mustafa Jamali, Shoukat Memon, Shafi Junejo, Murtaza Memon, Abdul Majeed Mallah, Khalid Aziz Abbasi, Malik Danish, Shad Altaf Memon, Hameed Soomro, Rashid Qambrani, Ishaque Sheikh and others also followed the rally against atrocities over journalists.

The protestors told that a demonstration protest was held across the country in the second phase of struggle for journalist.

The protest also demanded implementation of 8th wage board award and release of salaries for workers of different media houses.

They also said despite of huge claims of freedom of expression, journalists were murdered and brutally tortured for the sake of their free, fair and impartial journalism.

The representatives said that workers of media houses were deliberately withheld to depress and hurdle freedom of expression, while closure of 24 channel was non democratic act.

The journalists chanted against harassment of female journalists and forcible retirement being anti-media practice.

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