Journalists’ sit-in at Sindh assembly
KARACHI — Journalists belonging to the print and electronic media held a protest demonstration and staged a sit-in in front of the Sindh Assembly building on December 24 for implementation of Seventh Wage Board Award.
Carrying banners and placards inscribed with slogans demanding implementation of the award, the protestors held the government responsible for its non-implementation.
The journalists were first barred from staging demonstration by police and the Rangers, but later they were allowed to go ahead with the sit-in on the intervention of Sindh home Minister Rauf Siddiqui.
PFUJ president Ahfazur Rehman charged that the government was giving protection ot newspaper owners.