Journalists to express solidarity with Dawn on press freedom day

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Newspapers Employees Confederation (APNEC) and Media Workers Organisation organised a protest march from the Dawn office in Islamabad to the Press Information Department on Tuesday.

Addressing the participants of the march, APNEC secretary general Ikram Bukhari and other speakers decried what they called a move by authorities to curb the freedom of press through administrative means.

Meanwhile, PFUJ will observe the World Press Freedom Day on Wednesday during which journalists across the country will express solidarity with Dawn..PFUJ president Afzal Butt in a statement issued here on Tuesday. He said this year the World Press Freedom Day would be observed as the ‘Press Freedom Day with Dawn’. Camps would be set up outside Dawn’s offices and press clubs across the country, he added.