VIDEO: Bradford groups fighting for media freedom in Pakistan

The South Asian Peoples Forum in collaboration with Bradford Gymkhana and Awami Workers Party demonstrate outside the Pakistani Consulate on North Parade

The South Asian Peoples Forum in collaboration with Bradford Gymkhana and Awami Workers Party demonstrate outside the Pakistani Consulate on North Parade

First published in News

Protestors protecting freedom of expression gathered outside the Consulate of Pakistan in Bradford’s North Parade.

The group met yesterday and included members of Bradford’s South Asian Peoples Forum, Bradford Gymkhana, Awami Workers Party and other social, political and literary groups from the city.

Among them was journalist Zaff Tanweer who said the protest was to show support to fellow media in Pakistan, stop attacks on journalists and stop victimisation.

He said: “We are raising a strong voice to protect freedom of expression and independence of media in Pakistan.”

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree