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ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) held a protest rally on Sunday to condemn media curbs.

The protest rally was held in front of the Rawalpindi Islamabad Press Club camp office. The protesting journalists raised slogans against restrictions imposed by the government on media Speaking on the occasion, RIUJ President Muhammad Afzal Butt urged the government to remove the anti-press freedom ordinance and lift restrictions on media. He said the journalists would continue their protest until their demands were accepted.

He alleged that as a result of the ban on media, injustice, corruption and lawlessness had increased in the country. “Cases would be registered under terrorism act against the institutions responsible of introducing black laws against media,” he added.
Source: Daily Times
Date:1/28/2008