Journalists seminar condemns forced closure of Kashmir Press Club and demands release of Kashmiri journalist Sajjad Gul

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AhmedpurEast: President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar chairing Kashmir Solidarity seminar in Jinnah hall organised by Ahmedpur Press Club in collaboration with Ijtami Tarqiati Council Mehrabwala (Staff Photo)

AhmedpurEast: Feb5, Ahmedpur Press Club AhmedpurEast’s members,civil society activists and political leaders of different political parties in an unanimous resolution demanded of UN Secretary General & Director General UNESCO to take the notice of the  forced closure of Kashmir Press Club in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir and detention of 26 years old trainee journalist Sajjad Gul and urged them to use their influence on Indian government for the immediate release of journalist Sajjad Gul and withdrawal of its orders for the cancellation of the Kashmir Press Club building and its land.

Ehsan Ahmed Sehar delivering Presidential Address in Seminar 4
President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar delivering presidential address in Kashmir Solidarity seminar
Ms Perveen Atta Advocate addressing the seminar 1
Ms Perveen Atta advocate expressing her solidarity with people of Occupied Jammu & Kashmir

This resolution was adopted in a seminar to express solidarity with Kashmiri journalists which was chaired by President Rural Media Network Pakistan (RMNP) Ehsan Ahmed Sehar while two former Presidents of Press Club Bahawalpur Chaudhry Muhammad Naseer ,Naseer Ahmed Nasar,former General Secretary Riaz Khan Baloch, District President PML(Q) Syed Salahuddin Ahmed Jeelani,President Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran AhmedpurEast Muhammad Arshad Rajput ,General Secretary Tehsil Bar Association Tahir Manzoor,Tehsil President Zakat&Ushr Committee Muhammad Saleem Niazi, and PPP women leader Ms Perveen Atta Malik advocate were the guests of honour.Both presidents of two factions of AhmedpurEast Rafiq Safdar Rajput and Syed Nasar Mehmood Rizvi were also present on the stage.

Another view of the participants of Kashmir Slidarity Seminar
AhmedpurEast: A view of the participants of Kashmir Solidarity Seminar held in Jinnah hall AhmedpurEast.

President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar highlighted the plight of Kashmiri journalists and condemned the  forced closure of Kashmir Press Club, a symbol of press freedom. Ms Perveen Atta Perveen advocate and other speakers also criticised Indian government for his illegal occupation of Jammu & Kashmir and demanded of world community to end its silence about atrocities of Indian forces in Jammu & Kashmir valley. Organiser Khadim Hussain Shaheen  Lashari and Professor Shahid Rafique acted as compares in this seminar. Later on eighty shields were distributed among press club AhmedpurEast members and civil society activists as the recognition of their services which they have rendered in the field of journalism and for the betterment of the citizens. President Press Club Rafiq Safdar Rajput presented bouquets and gifts to President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar along with other leading personalities of the city.

Ehsan Ahmed Sehar Giving Shield to former General Secretary Press Club Bahawalpur Riaz Baloch
Ehsan Ahmed Sehar giving shield to former general secretary Press Club Bahawalpur Riaz Baloch on the behalf of AhmedpurEast Press Club AhmedpurEast

Press club presidenting flowers and gifts to president RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar
President Press Club AhmedpurEast Rafiq Safdar Rajput along with District President PML(Q) Syed Salahuddin Ahmed Jeelani,Tehsil Chairman Zakat & Ushr committee and others presenting flowers and gifts to President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar

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