Press releases

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…

‘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…