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Journalists protest colleague’s murder

KHAR: Media persons in Bajaur on Wednesday organised a protest demonstration against the murder of their colleague, Mohammad Zaman Mehsud, in Tank district, and demand arrest of his killers.

The protest was staged outside the press club here where members of civil society and workers of political parties were also present.

The journalists expressed concern over the growing incidents of attacks on media persons and demanded of the government to provide them with protection.

They criticised the government for not arresting the culprits involved in killing of media personnel in the tribal areas. They asked for payment of compensation to the bereaved family of Zaman Mehsud.

Published in Dawn, November 5th, 2015

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