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08 January 2015

Statement by The Foreign Correspondents' club of South Asia

The Foreign Correspondents' club of South Asia strongly condemns the act of terrorism by targeting the office of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris. This is a heinous crime against humanity and freedom of speech

Such act of terrorism will not intimidate us from pursuing our job of free reporting and exchange of views.

We express our solidarity and sorrows with the bereaved families who lost their beloved ones.

We call upon authorities and institutions to provide adequate protection to journalists and media personnel’s in the line of duty .