PESHAWAR – The journalists community in Peshawar on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against the killing of another journalist Mahmood Afridi, and appealed the Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan to take suo moto notice of the brutal killing of journalists and order a judicial inquiry into the assassinations.Members of the Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) and Peshawar Press Club (PPC) led by presidents of the two bodies and other senior journalists were holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the killing of the journalists, and the government for failing to ensure security to media persons. They gathered here on the premises of the Press Club for the demonstration. They also chanted slogans against the government and law enforcement agencies for their alleged failure to provide protection to journalists across the country. Addressing the protesting journalists, President PPC Nasir Hussain said that journalists were being killed in FATA and rest part of the country but the government was least bothered to take notice of the brutality and conduct a proper investigation to trace out the killers. He added that 12 senior journalists had been killed in line of duty in FATA during the last five years because there were no security measures from the government side.Besides addressing on the occasion, senior journalists including Bakhatzada, and Zulfiqar Ali Shah said that journalists across the country in general and in tribal belt and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces in particular were facing an uphill task in performing their duties due to the worst law and order situation.They added that the killers of Malik Mumtaz, Khushnud Ali Sheikh and Mahmood Afridi must be arrested and the government expose the real culprits involved in this gory acts. They also urged upon all the political parties and government functionaries to unveil the real faces of this gruesome act.They also asked the Federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to take serious notice of the brutality and ensure security to working journalists.