Reporters With out Borders often known as Reporters Sans Frontiers (RSF) took to Twitter to sentence the assault on Younas Khan, a journalist who questioned the chairperson of the Parliamentary Particular Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi in France throughout an occasion.
RSF’s condemnation is available in relevance to Afridi’s leaked audio, the place he was not proud of the organisers of the occasion throughout which Younas Khan questioned him whether or not he had any interactions with parliamentarians or Tink Tank when he was touring France.
RSF tweeted, “Pakistan: #RSF strongly helps Paris-based Pakistani journalist @younaskhan1977, who’s now the goal of demise threats after he was thrashed and insulted by a well-known Pakistani politician, @ShehryarAfridi1, lately visiting #France.”
“@younaskhan1977’s solely wrongdoing was to ask a query that displeased @ShehryarAfridi1. In a leaked audio clip, the politician might be heard calling members of the Pakistani group in Europe to bodily assault the journalist. These threats are unacceptable,” added RSF.
Afridi’s leaked audio revealed that he was sad and could possibly be heard speaking to the organisers that he got here to the occasion at their request. “If I didn’t reply the questions there, individuals would have mentioned that I used to be scared and ran away,” mentioned Afridi.
“When the journalist was asking me questions, why did you [organisers] keep silent, why didn’t you ask him why this information was revealed?” Afridi questioned utilizing express language.
Shehryar Afridi instructed the organisers of the ceremony that they didn’t miss the possibility to demean him, including, “So far as I’m involved, it might have been good, however it’s a matter of Pakistan’s honour.”
“If you don’t ask this journalist in regards to the information, I cannot spare you,” warned Afridi.