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May 3, 2015

Journalists protest against Professor Rehman’s murder

Karachi

 
May 3, 2015

Karachi
The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) on Friday held a joint protest outside the Karachi Press Club against the brutal killing of KU Assistant Professor and journalist Dr Waheed-ur-Rehman.
Journalists carrying placards and banners raised slogans against the killing of the journalist and government negligence to arrest the killers.
Addressing journalists, KUJ Secretary General AH Khanzada said all journalists were united and a combined meeting of the PFUJ and the KUJ would soon be convened to discuss the targeting of media persons.
Senior journalist Amir Latif said that killers of innocent citizens were roaming freely and no one seemed to have the power to stop them.
He said a joint meeting would be called in which they would device strategy for the betterment of journalists.
PFUJ Secretary General Khursheed Abbasi said the journalists would have to be more careful and alert.
He condemned federal and provincial governments for not arresting the killers of journalists
He demanded of the government to arrest the murderers of journalists and punish them.