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21 Oct 2020 | 03:58 PM UTC

Pakistan: Protests scheduled to be held outside press clubs nationwide on October 22

Pakistan News Alert

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists to protest outside press clubs in urban centers nationwide on October 22; avoid demonstrations as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/22/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/23/2020, 12:00 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Pakistan


Members of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists are due to hold protests outside of press clubs in urban centers nationwide on Thursday, October 22. The most significant protests, which are being held over various issues, including salary delays, will take place at Islamabad's National Press Club, the Karachi Press Club, Lahore Press Club, and Peshawar Press Club. The demonstrations are expected to pass peacefully.

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the protests.


Those in Pakistan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations and political gatherings as a precaution, anticipate associated disruptions, and heed any directives issued by local authorities.


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