KARACHI: President Catholic Association Herbert Fernandes said on Thursday that freedom of expression and security of journalists should be upheld so that truth could prevail. He said that Jang and Geo played historical role for national stability as some of the media organizations were afraid of printing the truth that deprived the poor citizens of Pakistan. “We also condemn the attempted assassination of Hamid Mir who is one of the voices of the depressed.”
Fernandes stated the resolution emphasizing that right to life, freedom of expression, fundamental rights, accountability of all, observance of media ethics and security of journalists must be upheld and could not be compromised on any pretext whatsoever.
Unity among all sections of media must be kept on issues like freedom of press and security of journalists, regardless of any kind of differences.