Hamid Mir Position Also Came After The Ban On Geo:
After the ban on Geo, Hamid Mir took a stand and wrote,
“Nothing new for me.”
On the microblogging site Twitter, Hamid Mir wrote:
“I have been banned twice in the past, lost my job twice, survived the assassination attempt but did not stop speaking out for the rights enshrined in the constitution.”
Wrote that at the moment I am ready for any kind of outcome and ready to go to any extent because they are threatening my family.
Nothing new for me.I was banned twice in the past. Lost jobs twice. Survived assassination attempts but cannot stop raising voice for the rights given in the constitution. This time I m ready for any consequences and ready to go to any extent because they are threatening my family. https://t.co/82y1WdrP5S
— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirPAK) May 31, 2021
Hamid Mir was responding to Asma Shirazi’s tweet in which he asked Geo’s management to clarify its position.
Read Also: Geo Bans Hamid Mir.
Asma Shirazi wrote that if Hamid Mir of Air or Geo News was banned from programming, more fingers would be pointed at the powerful establishment and the government and Pakistani journalists stand with Hamid Mir.
If @HamidMirPAK is taken off air or banned from doing program on #GeoNews, more fingers will point towards the powerful establishment & the government while resounding the “words that he said”. Journalists of Pak stand with #HamidMir #Geo management must clarify its position.
— Asma Shirazi (@asmashirazi) May 31, 2021
It may be recalled that Wasim Abbasi, a journalist affiliated with Jang Group, reported the ban and also said that he would not do his program but would remain a part of Jang Group.