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AWP grieved over loss of 8 lives in Quetta church attack

Islamabad, Dec 17 (PR): The Awami Workers Party (AWP) expresses deep sorrow over the loss of eight lives in a twin suicide attack on a church at Quetta reportedly by the Islamic State terrorist group. According to media reports two suicide bombers attacked Bethel Memorial Methodist Church when Sunday services had just started, exploding a…

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…

Alipur Farash model town residents protest lack of facilities

Islamabad, Sept 16: Residents Alipur Farash held a protest march against lack of facilities and negligence of the civic agency. Organised by the Awami Workers Party Rawalpindi-Islamabad, the protesters largely comprised of women and children, who have been suffering due to the CDA’s negligence in providing basic amenities including sanitation facilities to the ‘Model Urban…

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 leader Ghulam Dastagir Mehboob, 9 others acquitted of murder charges, top leadership will recieve him on his release from jail tomorrow

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Saturday acquitted Awami Workers Party (AWP) senior leader Ghulam Dastagir Mehboob and nine peasants of a murder case. “The prosecution has failed to prove charges against the accused,” ATC judge Choudhry Muhammad Ilyas said in his short order. The ATC judge acquitted Ghulam Dastagir Mahboob and nine other…