ISLAMABAD: The National Press Club (NPC) on Monday observed black day to condemn the Israeli missile attack on Al-Jazeera TV and other media houses in Palestine, including the international news agency AP and the destruction of the building housing them in Gaza.

The NPC hoisted its flag half mast besides flying black flags and the Palestinian national flags on the Club’s building to express solidarity with the oppressed Palestinians.

The members of various journalist bodies of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, representatives of civil society and the general public attended the event held on the occasion.

The speakers strongly condemned the brutal acts by Israeli forces against media houses and innocent Muslim population in Palestine, and said that such kind of unethical and inhuman acts were the open challenges to the civilized world.

Published in Dawn, May 18th, 2021

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