All Pakistan press clubs convention for press freedom on May 1
LAHORE: Lahore Press Club President Arshad Ansari has announced convening a grand convention of all press clubs of the country in Lahore on May 1 in support of the freedom of expression.
Addressing the participants of a token hunger strike camp, organised in front of the LPC on Sunday to condemn murder attempt on Hamid Mir and feared action against Geo News channel, Ansari said a rally would also be organised on May 2 in favour of freedom of expression. He said all participants in the convention would take out a procession on May 3 from the Lahore Press Club to the Punjab Assembly.
LPC Secretary Muhammad Shahbaz Mian, Punjab Union of Journalist (PUJ) President Waseem Farooq, Photo Journalists Association Secretary Umar Sharif and dozens of prominent journalist participated in the hunger strike camp.Ansari said till the arrest of Hamid Mir attackers, a token hunger strike camp would be held every day at 5pm.