The killing of prominent Journalist, Saleem Shahzad is still under discussion. It is reported that the media bodies will hold a protest sit-in today in front of the parliament house. This protest is going to hold up against the government`s failure to stop killing of journalists and bring the perpetrators to justice.
For this purpose, PFUJ, The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, National Press Club, Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) and All Pakistan Newspapers Employees Confederation have rejected the Federal Shariat Court`s independent judicial commission. The arrangements for this countrywide protest were decided yesterday at a meeting of all the media organisations at the PFUJ office.
Pervez Shaukat, the PFUJ president called the meeting countrywide in order to protest the killing of Saleem Shahzad. It is reported that the the protest sit-in will start at 2pm on Wednesday and continue till 4pm in Islamabad on Thursday. The PFUJ President said that Journalists in all the provinces will also protest the murder of Saleem Shahzad in front of their respective provincial assemblies. Journalists will also boycott the coverage of National Assembly and the provincial assemblies during these two days.
Journalists to protest colleagues killing