hyderabad union of journlists protest for journalists of BOL tv
HUJ PROTEST AGAINST RENDERING HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES OF BOLO TV CHANNEL JOBLESS
BY ABBAS KASSAR
HYDERABAD, May 30, 2015: Protest demonstration was held by journalists under banner of Hyderabad Union of Journalists in front of press club here Saturday against media trial of Bol TV channel before its launching and rendering future of 2000 plus employees of the channel bleak by being jobless. The protest was led by Farhan Effendi president Hyderabad Union of Journalists (dastoor) and Mansoor Mari general secretary Press Club Hyderabad.General secretary of HUJ Abbas Kassar, vice president Akhtar Pirzada, joint secretary Haroon Arain, members governing body Syed Noor Alam Shah, Dr,Kosar and scores of other journalists of Hyderabad. They were chanting slogans in favour of Bolo TV channel and its more than 2000 employees who were to suffer most as if the channel is closed before start the working journalists would lose their jobs.Talking on the occasion Farhan Effendi said journalists in Pakistan were already under various kinds of oppression and violence and world community has declared Pakistan as country dangerous for journalists. He said after media trial of Bol TV were hands of other TV channels who were opposing vehemently launching of this channel. He demanded stopping media trial of Bol and to make secure the livelihood of thousands of employees of the channel. He also criticized partial attitude of federal government against the Bol and its management as well journalists working there.