Sit-in to protest govt excesses against Jang/Geo -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Sit-in to protest govt excesses against Jang/Geo

RAWALPINDI: The civil society members will stage a sit-in in front of Rawalpindi Press Club, near Liaquat Bagh today (Thursday) to protest use of state machinery against Jang/Geo Group, and highhandedness of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator Authority (Pemra) against the cable operators.

The members of Rawalpindi Bar, High Court Bar and Anjuman-e-Tajiran will hold protest on Murree Road, Rawalpindi in front of Al-Rehman Building. The Railway Prem Union will also separately hold a protest against government and Pemra highhandedness against Jang/Geo Group on Murree Road. The protest will be led by central president of Railway Prem Union Ishtiaq Ahmed Aasi, labour leader Aashiq Mughal, Nafees Khan and Raja Yasir Aslam. A large number of railway workers will take part in the protest.
Source: The News
Date:3/24/2011