Press releases

AWP for firm action against extremists, end to siege of IDPs camps in Bakkakhel

ISLAMABAD, Nov 16: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has expressed deep concern at the recent wave of religious extremism and resurgence of fascist forces in Pakistan. The party criticised the government and security agencies’ inaction against these regressive forces. The resurgence of the Taliban in South Waziristan Agency (SWA) under the garb of “peace committee” that has…

AWP condemns Capt Safdar’s verbal attack on Ahmadis

Islamabad, Oct 11: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has condemned in the strongest possible terms the unprovoked verbal attack on the long-persecuted Ahmadi community by the ruling PML-N legislator and former premier Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Capt (Retd) Safdar in the National Assembly on Tuesday. The party demanded the government to issue an official apology in this…

AWP asks UN, regional govts to take notice of Rohingyas’ persecution

Islamabad, Sept 3: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has expressed concerned at the humanitarian disaster brewing in Myanmar’s Rakhine region. The AWP President Fanoos Gujjar in a statement on Monday condemned the killings of Rohingya ethnic Muslim minority by Myanmar security forces and torching their villages. He called upon the international human rights organizations, and…

AWP slams US war-centric strategy for Afghanistan, S.Asia

Islamabad, Aug 27: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has slammed the recently announced US policy for Afghanistan and South Asia, asserting that there is nothing ‘new’ about it, steeped as it is in the deeply entrenched interests of the American military establishment. “Trump’s announcement is in-fact reinforcing US war-centric foreign policy in the region and…

AWP’s demand for land reforms echoes in parliament house corridors, senators acknowledge importance of meaningful land reforms

Islamabad (PR) June 15: The Awami Workers Party’s longstanding demand for land reforms echoed in the corridors of parliament on Thursday bringing the issue to the limelight after gathering dust in the superior judiciary. Veteran socialist politician and constitutional expert Abid Hassan Minto received applaud and appreciation from the legislators for his untiring battle against…