HUJ protests police torture on media persons

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HYDERABAD: Hyderabad Union of Journalists (Dastoori) held a protest demonstration in front of the press club here on Sunday against Islamabad police torture against journalists(reporters and cameramen) of ARY, Sama, Dawn and other TV channels last night when the marchers of Pakistan Awami Tehrik and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf were advancing to the Prime Minister House to stage a protest.

The police had beaten the reporters and cameramen and snatched cameras from them. The police also smashed their devices when they were on live coverage of the protesters.

The demonstration was led by HUJ(D) President Farhan Affendi, General Secretary Abbas Kassar, Shiraz Bhatti ,Shahid Ali of Photojournalists Association and others. The protest demonstration condemned police action against media men in Islamabad. The protesting journalists raised slogans against Islamabad police and demanded an action against IG Islamabad and other officers who had issued orders for action against media men.

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