PFUJ condemns attack on journalists

Political leaders urged to give a lesson of tolerance to their workers

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) President Afzal Butt on Tuesday condemned the workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for attacking journalists during coverage of ‘Azadi March.’

Talking to a private news channel, he said that PTI workers have tortured the working journalists who were giving coverage to the 'Azadi March.' He urged leaders of the political parties to give a lesson of tolerance to their workers. Afzal said many women journalists of various TV channels have refused to give coverage to the 'Azdai March.'

He said that the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist, Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalist and the National Press Club have called for an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss the latest situation after attacks on journalists by the protesting parties.

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