KARACHI (Staff Reporter): Members of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in the leadership of its General Secretary G.M. Jamali have staged a sit-in at Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) office here on Monday against pushing of ARY channel’s transmission at adversely last numbers.
Protesters have demanded the PEMRA officials to restore ARY sequence numbering to its previous positions within 48 hours; otherwise, PFUJ will launch a country-wide protest.
General Secretary G.M. Jamali while addressing the Chairman PEMRA Absar Alam said that being a senior journalist he should act impartially.
G.M. Jamali has demanded that Chairman PEMRA should either specify one policy regarding all the news channels otherwise resign.
The protesters expressed their concern by raising slogans like: “Restraint on Freedom of Press unacceptable” and “Restore ARY to its previous numbers” etc.
pfuj-protest-against-pemraOn the occasion members of PFUJ including Saeed Khan Baloch, Aajiz Jamali, Vice President KUJ Aijaz Ahmad Khan and ARY Bureau Chief Karachi S.M. Shakil also spoke.