‘Panama Leaks Scandal is a Gimmick by the Ruling Classes’

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party has termed the Panama-Leaks case a gimmick that does nothing to change the essence of an anti-people political-economic system which is beset by innumerable internal contradictions. The Supreme Court’s split verdict on the much-hyped Panama case has served only to confirm that all mainstream parties are concerned only with the…

AWP Condemns Lynching of AWK University Student in Mardan

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) condemns in the strongest possible terms lynching of Mashal Khan, a student at the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan by a mob of fellow students. The incident is a grim reminder of the rising extremism, fanaticism that have seeped into the Pakistani society so deeply that even university students…

AWP Condemns Carnage and Intensification of Imperialist War in Syria

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has condemned the intensification of imperialist war in Syria and demanded an immediate halt to the hostilities being perpetrated both by the US-led western coalition and the Assad regime. In a joint statement the AWP senior vice-president Yousaf Mastikhan and general secretary Akhtar Hussain expressed shock at reports of…

AWP Opposes Pakistan’s Decision to Join Saudi-led Military Alliance

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has opposed Pakistan’s decision to join a Saudi-led military alliance which is against the country’s interest and a deviation from the Non-Aligned Movement charter and will fuel regional conflicts and proxy wars. In a statement here on Wednesday, AWP secretary general Akhtar Hussain Advocate said in April 2015, the…

AWP condemns another terrorist attack in Parachinar market

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) expresses sorrow over the loss of 24 lives in yet another market explosion in Parachinar on Friday — the second market bombing this year and the fourth since 2013 in the headquarter of the Kurram Agency. The AWP President Fanoos Gujjar in a statement here on Saturday expressed sympathies…

AWP Condemns Profiling and Humiliation of Pakhtuns in Punjab and Sindh

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has condemned in the strongest words harassment and massive arrests of Pakhtuns and other nationalities living in Punjab and Sindh. The party asked the Punjab and Sindh governments to stop it forthwith. The massive crackdown on labourers, pushcart owners and common people belonging to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and…

AWP condemns Lahore blast, express grief over loss of 16 lives

Lahore, Feb 13: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) expresses grief over the loss of 16 lives in yet another terrorist attack in Lahore.The AWP Spokesperson Farooq Tariq in a statement here on Monday expressed heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and those wounded in the terrorist attack. The AWP spokesperson, Farooq…