PFUJ announces countrywide protest today -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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PFUJ announces countrywide protest today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Thursday announced country wide demonstration on June 3 and rallies to protest against killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad.

PFUJ will also observe two days mourn over killing of Shahzad.

The PFUJ directed all its affiliated Union of Journalists to observe two days mourn over the killing of the journalists, hosting black flags, and holding of condolence meetings with the coordination of human rights activists, civil society, lawyers and political party’s activists, a press release said.

The 40-year-old reporter for “Asia Times Online” and the Adnkronos International news agency was last seen when he left home on May 29 to take part in a television talk show but never arrived. The PFUJ condemned the murder and termed it a great loss to the deceased family and the journalists’ community. The PFUJ prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and fortitude to the members of the bereaved family.
Source: Business Recorder
Date:6/3/2011