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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…

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…