Demo held against attack on Hamid Mir

NAUNDERO: A large protest demonstration was held here on Sunday morning outside Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Press Club by the Journalists of the hometown of slain PPP Chairperson Benazir Bhutto against the attack on senior journalist & anchor Hamid Mir in Karachi on Saturday evening.

Rasheed Abro, Rahmat Morio, Mansoor Soomro, Asghar Abbasi and others participated in the protest along with civil society members including Abdul Latif Kertio, Sahab Khan Shaikh, Ghulam Hussain Katpar and others.

They chanted slogans against the government failure to arrest the culprits. They were holding banners in their hands on which it was written ‘Don’t Kill the Freedom of Expression – It’s a right’ and ‘Provide security to Journalists – Don’t target them’.

The journalists condemned the brutal attack on their senior colleague and demanded of the federal and provincial governments to conduct a high level probe into the incidents and provide security to the media community so that they could discharge their duties perfectly without fear and such incidents do not occur in future.

They also demanded bringing accused involved in the assault to justice.

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