Pakistan: Founding Convention of Progressive Youth Alliance

Written by Imran Kamyana Thursday, 26 November 2015

Convention 1The Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) is holding its founding convention on Saturday, December 5th in Lahore. This will be an immense step forward towards the revival of left student politics, which has been in steep decline for almost three decades now. It is worth mentioning that students unions are banned in the country since 1983 and no “democratic” regime has reversed this brutal relic of Zia’s draconian regime.


Pakistan: Protests against mass killings of workers in factory collapse

Written by PTUDC Friday, 20 November 2015

hyderabad2On 4th November a factory roof collapsed in Sundar Industrial Estate located near Lahore. More than 500 workers were working in the factory at the time of the collapse. Dozens of dead bodies have been recovered but many more lie there waiting to be bulldozed as the rescue operation has ended.


98th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution celebrated in Pakistan

Written by Progressive Youth Alliance Thursday, 19 November 2015

Karachi Pics 9The Progressive Youth Alliance in collaboration with the Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign organized activities on the eve of the 98th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in many cities of Pakistan.


Pakistan's corporate massacres

Written by Lal Khan Wednesday, 11 November 2015

pakistan-factory-collapse[This article was written on Friday 6 of November] Today, three days after the collapse of a factory in Lahore’s Sunder Industrial Estate, dozens of people remain buried under the rubble and the authorities have failed to remove the debris and rescue the injured or retrieve the dead bodies of the workers


Pakistan’s politics of a doomed class

Written by Lal Khan Friday, 23 October 2015

Imran Khan WEF As the din goes on of the media-based politics that the moneyed political elite so adores, and the petit-bourgeois hordes scramble in an orgy of lobbying the pseudo “experts” of the different factions, the oppressed masses in the depths of society look on with a passive indifference.


Pakistan: Economic oppression with impunity

Written by Lal Khan Tuesday, 29 September 2015

nawaz-sharifTrue to its cause of serving the interests of rotten Pakistani capitalism, the current PML (N) regime has unleashed aggressive neoliberal policies—making the rich even richer and the oppressed imperilled to a fierce socioeconomic onslaught—with impunity.


Pakistan: Labour Convention held in Sialkot

Written by PTUDC Sialkot Friday, 25 September 2015

Sialkot2The PTUDC organized a historic labour convention in the industrial city of Sialkot on Sunday the 13 of September. Sialkot is famous for exporting sports goods and surgical instruments to all over the world. Footballs used in the world cup and other important events are manufactured here by the poor, skilled labourers of Sialkot who work under very difficult conditions.


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