PFUJ long march from Quetta to Islamabad postponed due to 3rd wave of Covrd19


KARACHI: The long march that the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) had to start from Quetta on April 5 for its 19-point charter of demand has to be postponed due to the seriousness of the new wave of quads as the participants of the long march Hyderabad, Sukkur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Abbottabad and Peshawar to reach Islamabad with the Union troops. All the UGs had completed all the preparations after working day and night, but many of the UGs of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Officials and workers themselves have been affected by the Quaid and many are still bedridden. Given the fragility of the situation, in the light of the consensus of the presidents of all 13 unions and PFUJ officials, the PFUJ has decided that This long march should be postponed and as soon as the situation improves, the date of this march will be fixed again.

According to a press release issued on Friday, the presidents of the unions and PFUJ officials said that in the meantime, all UGs and PFUJ officials and workers will continue their public campaign on the Charter of Demands and all schools of thought in the country. The long march will be made aware of the exploitation and insecurity of journalists. Thousands of journalists and media workers will be laid off. The unannounced censorship will be abolished. A legal framework for the services of electronic media workers will be formulated. Enforcement, media cuts and pay cuts and the killing of journalists, and the prevention of atrocities were all about arresting and punishing the kidnappers and murderers of journalists, but the latest third wave of codes affected many journalists and media. To protect journalists and media workers from the epidemic, the long march has been canceled until the current epidemic subsides and government sanctions, including lockdowns, are lifted. March cannot be started In the meantime, it is the duty of the federal government to take this Charter of Demands seriously and take steps to implement it, including arranging a meeting of the government, newspaper owners, and representatives of the PFUJ to In order to start negotiations on the Charter of Demands, media houses and newspaper owners should also find a solution to the problems of journalists as per the Charter of Demand as the government has got the charter of demands from media houses and newspaper owners. Public awareness campaigns will continue. Journalist Association of Pakistan also supporting this program.

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