November 28th, 2011
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KUWJ boycotts Oommen Chandy’s function

Kerala Union working journalists Kasargode: Kerala union of working Journalists (KUWJ) has decided to boycott the Chief Ministers Jana Sambarka function that is to be to held at Kasargode, as no action has been taken by the State Government yet against police personals who assaulted a lady journalist the other day.

Fouzia Musthaffa, India Vision correspondent, Salam, TV channel cameraman, and Salam the car driver were allegedly attacked by a group of  Kerala Armed Police personnels near Uliyathadka, Kasargode. This incident has invited strong protest from Kerala Union of working Journalists. The incident occured when Ms Musthaffa and her group were returning by car after filming a news footage on the use of official vehicles for personal purposes such as dropping their children to school.

A group of infuriated KAP personnel allegedly manhandled the reported and hurled insults which had sexual overtones. Mr Sibith and Mr Salam were badly beaten up by the group. The journalists are undergoing treatment at the General Hospital. Fouzia state




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