KJF holds protest against hr violations in IHK
ISLAMABAD: Kashmir Journalist Forum has heldÂ protest against severe human rights violations and ban onÂ media in occupied Kashmir in front of National PressÂ Club. Protesters demanded that international communityÂ should play its role to stop genocide of kashmiris and helpÂ vacate ban on media in occupied Kashmir.
They also demanded that journalists belong to KashmirÂ should be allowed to travel across the line of control.Â Addressing on the occasion, President National PressÂ Club Islamabad Shakil Anjam has said that PakistanisÂ have special love and care for the Kashmiris. He addedÂ that all people should unite on one platform to struggle forÂ the resolution of Kashmir issue. He said that if allÂ political parties will come on one platform for KashmirÂ than it would bring positive result for Kashmir. PresidentÂ Kashmir Journalist Forum Sardar Abid Khurshid said thatÂ blanket ban was being imposed on freedom of expressionÂ in occupied Kashmir and a daily named Kashmir ReaderÂ has been banned. â€œPakistani media should raise voiceÂ against it and support freedom of speechâ€, he added.Â Former president National Press Club and seniorÂ journalist Sheryar Khan said that innocent people inÂ occupied Kashmir were being martyred but our mediaÂ was silent on such brutalities. He demanded that like theÂ other events, Kashmir issue be highlighted in same spiritÂ and stop dual standards must be avoided in this regarded.Â Senior journalist CR Shamsi,Vice President AJK PressÂ Foundation Amjad Ch, President RIUJ Ali Raza Alvi,ARÂ Sagar and other also addressed the protest and attended byÂ the members of Kashmir Journalist Forum.