Arshad Sharif should not be harassed, Islamabad High Court
Islamabad: Journalist Arshad Sharif or any other journalist should not be harassed by FIA, Islamabad High Court orders. The court issued notices to DG FIA and IG Islamabad for tomorrow. Explain why journalist Arshad Sharif is being harassed, Islamabad High Court
Arshad Sharif’s petition against FIA was heard by Chief Justice Athar Minallah. What is the issue? Chief Justice Athar Minallah’s question to lawyer Faisal Chaudhry, I got a call from Arshad Sharif last night, lawyer Faisal Chaudhry told IHC. Petitioner expresses suspicion that FIA wants to detain Arshad Sharif illegally. The court issued a notice and adjourned the hearing till 10.30 am tomorrow.
Arshad Sharif is a Pakistani journalist, writer, and TV news anchorperson working with ARY News. He is best known for investigative journalism.
Condemnation by the Journalists & Public Figures
Within a week in office top Pak Journalists @arsched @ARYSabirShakir houses are under surveillance @MoeedNj harassed, @ImranRiazKhan sidelined a list of 7 more in consultation with so called consultants prepared to be taken to task, #FreeJournalismUnderThreat #CrimeMinister
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) April 28, 2022
Plain clothes men – believed to be from FIA – barged into TV Anchor, Arshad Sharif's house & harassed his family, around 1.30am this morning. According to sources close to him, a FIR was already ready to press after his illegal arrest. Fascism against Media with full might! pic.twitter.com/hYWfV3FsHX
— Moeed Pirzada (@MoeedNj) April 28, 2022
#JournalismIsNotACrime stop harassing @arsched and @ARYSabirShakir of @ARYNEWSOFFICIAL .
Shame on @pmln_org
— Javeria Siddique (@javerias) April 28, 2022
ارشد شریف کو ہراس کرنا انتہائی افسوسناک عمل ہے۔ ارشد نے اس ملک کے لئے ففتھ جنریشن وار لڑی۔ارشد کا قصورصرف یہ ہے کہ اس کہ جسم میں ایک بہادر اور محب وطن فوجی کا خون دوڑتا ہے جو اسے نڈر اور وطن پرست رہنے پر مجبور کرتا ہے۔میں ارشد کو جانتا ہوں۔جتنا دباؤ گے اتنا پورے قد سے کھڑا ہو گا
— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) April 28, 2022