HUJ PROTEST DEMO AGAINST POLICE TORTURE ON MEDIA MEN IN ISLAMABAD

ABBAS KASSAR
HYDERABAD: Hyderabad Union of Journalists (Dastoor) held protest demonstration in front of press club here Sunday against Islamabad police torture on journalists( reporters and cameramen) of ARY, Sama, Dawn and other TV channels last night when the marchers of Pakistan Awami Tehrik and Pakistan Insaaf Tehrik were advancing to prime minister house to staged protest.
Police had beaten the reporters and snatched cameras from them as also smashed their devices when they were on live coverage of the protesters.
The demonstration in Hyderabad 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 againt Islamabad police and demanded action against IG Islamabad and other officers who had issued orders for action against media men.