Attack on Hamid Mir condemned, Mushahid Hussain urges government to trace and punish culprits

Islamabad: Senator Mushahid Hussain, Secretary General of Pakistan Muslim League, has strongly condemned the cowardly attack on the life of Hamid Mir, terming it as yet another attack on freedom of expression.

In a statement, he expressed solidarity with Hamid Mir and his family, adding that he comes from an illustrious media family, with a track record of expressing independent opinions.

Senator Mushahid Hussain said that journalists were constantly coming under attack in Pakistan and the government must find ways and means not only to provide protection to journalists but also trace and punish the culprits, because a free media is an indispensable pillar of Pakistan’s vibrant democracy.

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