February 24, 2018
ISLAMABAD – Journalists on Saturday protested the fake cases registered against Naushahro Feroz (Sindh) journalist Maluk Abbasi and others and called for dropping them immediately.
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) organized the protest which was led by Afzal Butt, President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ).
Addressing the protesters, he said that a landlord occupied a graveyard and the locals there protested this. The journalists there reported the protest and fake cases were filed against them.
Journalists across the country held similar protests.
Butt called on the chief justice to take notice of this and urged the Sindh government to drop the cases.
President RIUJ Mubarak Zeb Khan, Secretary General Ali Raza Alvi, and President of National Press Club also addressed the crowd.
They said that such actions of the Sindh government would not be taken lying down.
The Express Tribune, April 9, 2018
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