Islamabad, 15 January 2016: Opposition leader in National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah strongly condemned the raid the other day on the residence of the Resident Editor The Nation Islamabad Salman Masood and termed it a violation of civil liberties and sanctity of private residence. Salman Masood is also a correspondent of New York Times.
In a statement opposition Leader said that the intimidation of journalist in this manner is against all democratic norms and called for a thorough inquiry into the incident. He said that Pakistan Peoples Party is against all kind of heavy handedness by the state or government institution. He also supported journalist community’s protest against this intimidation of journalists.