Protest against the unfair detention of Shakeel-UR-Rahma peace
Karachi/Lahore/Rawalpindi: demonstrations for an end to the attack on a free and independent press, the repression against the Jang Group of companies geo and unjust detention of its editor-in-chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman in ready cases again brought Tuesday various journalist and media associations, trade unions, sections of civil society in solidarity with the group workers.
With the posters and increased demand for the unconditional release of Rahman across the country, they critcised the Government to strengthen the absolute intolerance of criticism from the media. In Karachi, trade Union leader Nasir Mansoor said that this is a landmark campaign for the inevitable release of Shakeel-ur-Rahman world as people all fed up with the government. Mansour, who is the General Secretary of the national Federation of trade unions, speaking at a protest outside the Jang-geo action of the Committee, stated that this power of foreign citizens is the common enemy of all workers in the country, whether farmers or journalists. He said that the entire leadership of PTI will run after the bankruptcy of Pakistan, as seen from the two years.
All Pakistan Newspapers employees, the Secretary-General of the Confederation of Shaquille Yamin Kanga said there were 135 days with Shaq the world is left to rot in prison for not subscribing to micro-management by the government in its editorial policies. Employees of the news, the General Secretary of the Union to the Gift of Zafar and the General’s press Secretary jawed employees Union Rana Yusuf also spoke on the occasion. In Lahore, the journalists and workers of Jang, geo, the news continued to protest against the illegal arrest of their editor in chief Shakeel-ur-Rahman Mir and demanded his immediate release. Protesters criticized the government and be arrested for implicating the chief editor of the group’s own 34-year-old private property. They said that the government and neb are trying to blackmail media owners to keep their eyes and ears shut to stagflation, unemployment, shortages and corruption the members of the Cabinet. The protest led by group editor Jang Shaheen Qureshi, as Malik Zahoor Avan, Avan Farouk, Anjum Zaheer, Malik Muhammad Ali, Khizar Hayat Gondal, Yaryk Awais, Muhammad Shafique and other members of the Chan group was present at the event.
Similarly in Peshawar, the employees of the media group Jang fell on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government and nab for illegal detention of the head of the largest media groups in the country. Calling the arrest of Shakeel-ur-Rahman world as illegal, unconstitutional and an attack on the media, the protesters said that the government has kept dictators in its stifling of independent media.
Addressing the protesters, the Pakistan people’s member of the provincial Council of the party, Abid Ali Shah, condemned the arrest of Chan the main group and demanded the resignation of Chairman NAB accusing him of becoming a tool in the hands of PTI. The PPP leader said the dictatorial policies of Prime Minister Imran Khan is not acceptable to his party. Senior journalists Arshad Aziz Malik, Shakeel Farman, Imdad Ali Qazalbash, Shah Zaman also spoke on the occasion. In Rawalpindi jobs and Jang group hold a protest In the last 135 days.
Tuesday’s protest was attended by the Chairman of the Committee of joint actions of employees of GEO and Jang Group and President Chan profsoyuza RABOTNIKOV Nasir Chisti, Chairman of editorial Committee, Jang, Rawalpindi Hanif Khalid, the magazine editor Faruq agdas, chief reporter Rana Ghulam Qadir, Secretary General RIUJ, Asif Ali Bhatti, Mrs. Rubina Shaheen, Laeq Shaukat, Munir Shah, Amjad Ali Abbasi, Malik Nusrat and other employees of Jang and the news.
Addressing the demonstrators, speakers appealed to the Supreme court to take suo motu notice on an unlawful act NEB.
They said Shakeel-ur-Rahman “the world” the protection of media freedom and refused to make any compromise on the freedom of speech in the country. They said jobs and Jang group stood firm with his editor-in-chief.
They talk about the fight for media freedom and freedom of expression will continue to achieve it.