LAHORE At least 10 media men were severely injured when a fight between doctors and journalists covering a protest staged by the relatives of a female patient who died due to the alleged 'negligence of the hospital staff, took place at Jinnah Hospital on Wednesday evening. The tension began when media persons went to the hospital to cover the protest of the relatives of 60-year-old patient Farzana, who died of doctors negligence. The doctors fearing that this coverage would earn them a bad name became annoyed. And instead of giving their version, they started beating media men. The doctors in the presence of heavy police contingent subjected media personnel to severe torture. Memory cards of cellphones were snatched by the hospital staff while it also broke three cameras. They also pelted stones at journalists. A large number of policemen were present but they did not take any action to stop the doctors from thrashing the journalists, an eyewitness said. Many media men present there said that the police acted like silent spectators while the doctors teamed up and lashed out against the media coverage staff. 4-day intl conference at GCU A four-day international conference on 'Forensic Psychology: Issues and Interventions will begin on Thursday (today) at the Government College University. The conference is a part of week-long activities announced by GCU in connection with the Mental Health Week. The conference will focus on impact of terrorism on mental health, perceptions about suicide bombings, attitude and perceptions regarding war on terror, political stability and mental health, gender, violence tactics against women in Pakistani families, spousal violence, sexual harassment at workplaces, psychological correlates of crime, youth and family issues in forensic psychology and coping strategies and interventions regarding crime and terrorism. Karakoram International University, Gilgit VC Dr Najma Najam, will deliver a key-note address while GCU Vice-Chancellor will be the guest of honour at the inaugural session of the conference. PAINTING EXHIBITION President Chamber of Commerce Zafar Iqbal Ch inaugurated eight days painting exhibition at a local Art Gallery DHA here on Wednesday. At least 35 paintings pieces of Amaad Samdani were displayed on this occasion. Zafar Iqbal Ch said the work of Amaad Samdani was unique and the colors used showed the expertise of the painter. Wooden work, use of jewelry and stones with Islamic calligraphy was highly appreciated by visitors. Amaad Samdani said he tried to depict local culture in his paintings and his work gave spiritual power to visitors. He further said that the style is called Islamic Relief.