SAFMA urges govt to ensure protection to journalists -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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SAFMA urges govt to ensure protection to journalists

ISLAMABAD: The South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) on Wednesday demanded the government ensure protection and financial security to journalists. Addressing an event titled ‘Silencing Media through Violence’; SAFMA Islamabad Chapter President Nusrat Javeed said that hundreds of journalists were jobless because many newspapers and channels had shut down. National Press Club President Tariq Chaudhry said many newspapers and channels had terminated the services of their staff and had told others that their salaries would be slashed.

Source: Daily Times

Date:1/15/2009