Sindh: SAFMA Condemns Violence Against Media
Below is an extract from an article published in the Pak Tribune:
The general body of the association's Sindh chapter, which met here on the other day with its President Aamer Mehmood in the chair, also condemned the illegal detention of Meherdin Marri, a journalist from the interior of Sindh. Mr. Marri has recently been released by the law enforcement agencies following the protest by journalist organisations.
The meeting demanded immediate resumption of the transmission of Sindh TV.
Addressing the meeting, SAFMA Sindh President Aamer Mehmood vowed that SAFMA would launch a practical struggle for the freedom of press.
He said the body would organise different training programmes to enhance the professional skills and capabilities of the media persons.
He said that a six-month long training programme had been chalked out in this connection.
General Secretary SAFMA Sindh, Sabihuddin Ghousi, underlined the need for highlighting the media related issues effectively and said that SAFMA would make all possible efforts to raise the problems being faced by the media throughout the
The participants of the meeting contested the government's claim regarding free press in