PAKISTAN: PFUJ condemns victimization

Senior vice-president of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Fauzaia Shahid, general secretary C.R. Shamsi, chairman of All-Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (Apnec) , Pervaiz Shaukat and general secretary Nasir Chishti have condemned what they called victimization of Ahfazur Rehman, magazine editor of daily Jang and his removal from service

Dawn
Sunday, April 4, 2004

ISLAMABAD, April 3: Senior vice-president of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Fauzaia Shahid, general secretary C.R. Shamsi, chairman of All-Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (Apnec) , Pervaiz Shaukat and general secretary Nasir Chishti have condemned what they called victimization of Ahfazur Rehman, magazine editor of daily Jang and his removal from service.

In a joint press statement here on Friday they said as the 7th Wage Award issue has entered a crucial stage, newspaper owners have started victimizing newsmen. They termed the removal of the PFUJ chairman part of the same anti-worker plan.