Published: 2019-09-08 13:21
Last Updated: 2019-09-08 13:46
The Jordanian Teachers Syndicate has issued a statement after a group of teachers attacked Roya crew in Karak, as they were covering teachers strike.
In the statement, the Syndicate confirmed that it rejects and condemns any kind of abuses against crews of local media outlets.
The statement read, "The Teachers Syndicate would like to express its appreciation to the free media outlets, which has committed to making coverage of the events as they are happening. The Syndicate would also like to refuse any attacks on journalists and correspondents who are part of any media organization. The media is a key partner of the Syndicate in its legitimate demands."
The Syndicate has also said that it appreciates the important role played by the "fourth estate" in uncovering the truth and highlighting the rights of citizens.