CPNE condemns attack on newspaper office -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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CPNE condemns attack on newspaper office

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has condemned attack on Balochistan newspaper daily Tawar’s bureau office in Karachi.

Office bearers of CPNE said in a statement issued on Saturday that some unknown persons attacked on newspaper’s office who not only took away costly office equipment but also set on fire its record.

The CPNE leaders asked the caretaker governments that at this stage when whole nation is prepared for free and fair elections next month continuation of such type terrorism acts against media seems to be a conspiracy against next general elections.

The CPNE officers have urged the caretaker government to forcefully stop attacks of terrorists against media people. It is mentioned here that Haji Abdur Rehman, a journalist of daily Tawar, has been missing for one month while its three journalists have been murdered during last three years as result of terrorism.

Source: The News

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