Press releases

AWP Expresses Sorrow Over Loss of Lives in Parachinar Explosion

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) expresses deep sorrow over the loss of 20 lives in a market explosion in Parachinar on Saturday morning. The AWP President Fanoos Gujjar and General Secretary Akhtar Hussain advocate in a joint statement expressed sympathies with the families of those killed as well as injured in the terrorist attack.…

AWP Leaders for Immediate Recovery of Bloggers

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party leaders have expressed concern at the non-recovery of progressive rights activists and bloggers. In a joint statement President Fanoos Gujjar and general-secretary Akhtar Hussain on Tuesday said that despite a lapse of over one week since Dr Salman Haider, a lecturer, poet, and playwright, as well as five other activists,…

AWP Condemns Sindh Govt Retreat on Forced Conversions Law

ISLAMABAD: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) calls upon Sindh Government to not reverse the law against forced religious conversions in the province. According to media reports the Sindh Government has hinted that it may reverse the law enacted by the provincial assembly against forced religious conversions in the province. “The reversal of the Protection of…

AWP President supports struggle of Okara military farms, Dera Sehgal peasants • Demands release of peasant leaders, arrest of Sajida’s killers

LAHORE: The Awami Workers Party President, Fanoos Goojar, Tuesday visited Okara Military Farms on the last leg of his week-long tour of the Punjab where he extended all out support to the struggle of tenants and brick-kiln workers. He was accompanied by Mehmood Butt, vice-president, AWP Punjab, and general-secretary Bhatta Mazdoor Union (brick-kiln workers’ union),…

AWP Condemns Govt Negligence Over Gadani Shipbreaking Deaths

This is to express our deep and profound condolences to friends and families of those 12 workers killed today at the fire that broke today at Gadani Ship Breaking yard in Balochistan. Over sixty workers are injured and scores are missing in the fire incident. The Awami Worker Party demands an immediate compensation of at…

تحریکِ انصاف کے اِسلام آباد محاصرے پر پارٹی مؤقف

عوامی ورکرز پارٹی تحر یکِ انصاف اور مسلم لیگ (ن) کے درمیان جاری لڑائی کو پنجاب کےاشرافیہ گروہوں اور اسٹبلشمنٹ کے درمیان تضاد اورریاستی اقتدار کے لئےاندرونی کشمکش سمجھتی ہے، جس سے نظام بار بار معطل ہو رہا ہے اور عوامی اور جمہوری مسائل بڑھ رہے ہیں۔ اس لڑائی کو ہم سول اور ملٹری قوتوں…

AWP Condemns Attack on Quetta Police Academy

PRESS RELEASE The recent attacks and the hypocritical reaction of the government has reinforced terrorists’ strength, says Farooq Tariq October 25, 2016 LAHORE: The Awami Workers Party (AWP) expresses deep sorrow and grief over the loss of the lives of young cadets in a terrorist attack on a police training centre at Quetta. According to reports…