Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ)
ISLAMABAD( PR) 23rd September 2021, The Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists staged a peaceful protest in front of Malik Riaz’s house in which a large number of journalists from the Twin Cities participated.
Journalists protested against the closure of Indus News Channel and non-payment of dues of Aap News.
Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists President Shakeel Ahmed said that media worker associated with Indus News should be reinstated and arrears of Aap News workers should be paid. If not, the scope of the protest will be widened. Rana Rizwan Arshad Senior Vice President Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists said that Malik Riaz is a business and social figure. The stoves of the workers should not be cooled down. If Malik Riaz still does not take the nails of consciousness and our comrades are not rehabilitated, then the scope of protest will be widened and a nationwide movement will be launched. Will not be
GM Jutt also addressed the protest and demanded that the media worker associated with Indus News be reinstated and the arrears of AAP News workers be paid.
A large number of other journalists including Shabir Mughal, Mudassar Ilyas Kayani, Chaudhry Abid, Chaudhry Azhar, Syed Yasin Hashmi, Raja Liaquat, Qasim Munir, Qasim Jamshed, Malik Junaid, Babar Bhatti, Malik Shabir and Raja Hameed participated in the protest. Imran Mani, Muneeb, Israr Kazmi, Shahbaz Nar, Munir Gul, Bilal Butt, Sarfraz Butt, Tayyab, Faisal Mirza, Mirza Rizwan Baig, Liaquat Chaudhry, Sardar Owais and other journalists participated in large numbers and demanded that journalists not be laid off