CPNE condemns attack on Hamid Mir

KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Vice President and Chairman Sindh Sub Committee Shaheen Qureshi has convened an emergent meeting of member editors from Sindh on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 3.00 pm at CPNE secretariat to discuss attack on prominent TV anchor and senior journalists and failure of state organization to provide security & safety to media people.

CPNE president Mujib-ur-Rehman Shami and secretary general Dr Jabber Khattak strongly condemned murder attack on senior journalists and TV anchor Hamid Mir and declared it a cowardly act.

In a statement on Sunday, CPNE leaders said that the elements against freedom of press in the country were involved in such type of so-called activities. CPNE leaders demanded immediate arrest of murderers and free and fair probe into the incident.

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