Press releases

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…

AWP Chiniot unit formed, five-member executive committee elected

Islamabad, May 20: The Awami Workers continues to expand its organisational presence throughout the country and abroad through its persistent struggle for the rights of the working class. As part of this struggle, the party formed its unit in Chiniot, one of the important commercial and industrial cities of Punjab. A number of activists joined the…

AWP Criticises Arrest of Okara Military Farm Peasant Leader

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) Punjab President Asim Sajjad and Deputy secretary-general Alia Amirali, Friday condemned the arrest of the secretary-general of Anjuman  Mazareen Punjab (AMP) Noor Nabi.AMP leader was arrested by security agencies from outside the district council office Okara where he had gone to attend a meeting. They demanded of the Punjab…

Countrywide Day of Protest for GB Prisoner of Conscience Baba Jan on May 23

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has expressed concern at the incarceration of its Federal Committee member Baba Jan and his 15 comrades in jail and demanded the Gilgit-Baltistan Government to release them after withdrawing false and politically-motivated cases against them. The party through a resolution after its federal committee meeting held in Lahore on…