BARA, 13 October: The Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ) Khyber Agency Chapter Tuesday announced a series of protest demonstrations for the protection of tribal journalists

While addressing a meeting of tribal journalists in Khyber Agency, Mehboob Shah Afridi, president of TUJ local chapter, said that the first demonstration would be held on October 15 in front of LandiKotal press club while later the protest demonstrations will be extended to Peshawar and Islamabad press clubs.

Few days earlier, security forces detained a tribal journalist Rahat Shinwari who was later freed but that prompted  journalists to hold protests.

Local journalists feel threatened in absence of media laws and legal protection in conflict hit FATA.


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