7) RSF Pakistan
More than a dozen assailants ,dragged Mr Raza Syed out of the car and seriously assaulted him after which Mr Syed lost consciousness. Mr Adnan Khan who was driving was also as saulted first in his car and then after outside. They took his car keys. Than they threw Mr Raza Syed in the car and said to Mr Adnan Khan “get out of here before we burn you two with the car”. Mr Khan drove outside the premises allegedly owned by the assailants, called the police and ambulance. Police and ambulance arrived at the scene and Raza Syed was taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries. He was kept under observation in hospital for several hours.
It is reported that the alleged assailants have been involved the criminal activities in the US before moving to the United Kingdom where they continued their criminal activities / operations. London metropolitan police have been informed about their activities.
While condemning the incident journalists showed solidarity to Mr Raza Syed and Adnan Khan. They also agreed to continue exposing the criminals and criminal activities of the mafia in the Pakistani community
which bring shame and dishonour to law abiding Pakistanis living in the UK. It was agreed that a close contact with the police be made to deal with these so called honourable who have history of frauds and
criminality. Earlier on senior journalist Mr Farooq Shah was also allegedly assaulted and abused by Dr Ashraf Chohan former MPA of Punjab Assembly.
A resolution was passed by the journalists condemning the attacks on Pakistani journalists and arrest of the criminals.
Journalists who voted in favor the condemning resolution:
Mr. Khadam Hussain Nasir (Daily Masawt)
Mr Azhar Javeed (Dunya TV)
Mr Ahmad Ali Syed (ARY News)
Mr Mobeen Chaudhry (Editor Kashmir Link)
Dr Shahid Qureshi ( London Post / LBC Radio/ Press TV/BBC )
Mr Adnan Khan(TV Anchor,Venus TV)
Mr Raza Syed(Chief Editor Awaaz)
Mr Atta Ul Haq(Chief Editor UK Times)
Mr.Raja Faryad (Editor Ausaf)
Mr. Tariq Choudhary (Urdu Times)
Mr.Farooq Shah (TV Reporter)
Mr.Akber Pervaiz (Editor “The Write”)
Mr. Inam Sehgal
Mrs. Sara Sheikh
Mr Musa Hamid (Photo Journalist)
Dr Akthar Gulfam (Nawa-e-Waqat – London)
Asad Ali (Correspondent Khabrain Pakistan)