Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Demand judicial probe into attack on media persons: Broadcast Editors Association

Narada Desk | February 18, 2016 10:40 am Print

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New Delhi: A delegation comprising of editors of various print and media channels met the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, yesterday, to demand a judicial probe into the alleged assault of media persons at the Patiala House Court complex within the SC premises.

The members of the Broadcast Editors’ Association had voiced their concern about the assault on journalists as an assault on the freedom of speech. The Editors had mentioned that it was their duty to cover the court proceedings following the arrest of JNU Student Union leader. The media personnel had valid passes yet they were subjected to assault and abuses by a group of people in black coats. The delegation also handed over their to Mr Singh to press their demand.

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