thenews.com.pk 18 Sep, 2020 03:45 am

Jang/Geo workers protest detention of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

Jang/Geo workers protest detention of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
KARACHI/LAHORE/RAWALPINDI/PESHAWAR: The journalists and workers of Jang-Geo Group on Thursday continued their countrywide demonstrations against the illegal arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Geo-Jang...

Top Story September 18, 2020 KARACHI/LAHORE/RAWALPINDI/PESHAWAR: The journalists and workers of Jang-Geo Group on Thursday continued their countrywide demonstrations against the illegal arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Geo-Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and called for his early release.In Karachi, speaking to the protest demonstration for the release of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman on Thursday, Jamaat-e-Islami leader Dr Osama Razi Khan said that the resilience of Jang Geo Editor-In-Chief in the face of government persecution will always be remembered in golden words.They were critical of the PTI government for arresting Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman on false charges and keeping him under detention for the last 190 days, which they dubbed as an attempt to stifle the independent media.They implored the apex court to take notice of the case and provide justice to Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman.

They demanded immediate release of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and threatened to launch an anti-government movement across the country if he was not released.They said the government is using the NAB to restrict the media freedom and look there is knee upon the neck of democracy.

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