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Pakistan: Fire at Ship breaking yard, 200 deaths feared

Written by Worker Nama Friday, 04 November 2016
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14925272 630583597103520 6993583954050303152 nGaddani is one of the largest Ship Breaking Yards in the World. Located near the industrial city of Hub in Balochistan, bordering Karachi, it supplies twenty five percent of the steel demand of the country.

 

Pakistan: How to fight Terrorism?

Written by Adam Pal Thursday, 27 October 2016
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Balochistan - Public DomainOn Monday night once again blood flowed in Quetta. At least 61 were killed and 117 wounded, many of them in a critical condition, when terrorists attacked a police training college in Quetta. Around 9:30 in the evening three terrorists entered the college where 700 trainees were present. They entered one of the hostels rounded up and then killed trainee cadets in the building.

 

Kashmir: A Valley in Revolt

Written by Yasir Irshad Thursday, 22 September 2016
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Kashmir revolt 2016 - Public Domain en.wikipedia.org--wiki--2016 Kashmir unrestIndian-occupied Kashmir has been in revolt since the killing of Burhani Wani, a commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen group, by Indian troops on 8 July. The killing sparked a massive protest movement across the whole of the Kashmir Valley. The Indian state has responded brutally, imposing a draconian curfew, killing over 80 people and injuring thousands. We publish here a comment on the present situation by Yasir Irshad, a Marxist of the IMT in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

   

Marxist Summer School in Kashmir - An outstandig success

Written by Progressive Youth Alliance Friday, 19 August 2016
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Participants Singing Internationale at the End of SchoolThe Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) organized a three-day Marxist School on 5, 6, and 7 August, 2016, in Rawalakot, Kashmir. 104 youth and workers from all over Pakistan came to participate, reaching Rawalakot on 4 August.

 

Pakistan: Protests continue despite high temperatures

Written by IMT Pakistan Friday, 20 May 2016
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WAPDA-4More and more sections of the working class are coming out to protest for their demands as the economic crisis deepens in Pakistan. Last week saw huge protests of school teachers in Lahore against the privatization of schools. This week more protestors gathered in Lahore from various sections of society despite scorching heat and high temperatures of around forty-eight degrees celsius.

   

Pakistan: School teachers protest against privatization

Written by IMT Pakistan Wednesday, 18 May 2016
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Punjab-Teachers-Union-Sit-in-at-Chairing-Cross-Lahore-10 credit-lal-salamPrivatization is top of the government’s agenda in Pakistan. All public sector institutions are being privatized rapidly, leading to unemployment of millions of workers. As a result, millions of families in Pakistan are being deprived of their small incomes and pushed further into poverty and misery. Along with that, the already shabby and dilapidated social infrastructure is being handed over to the vultures of private capital, who are tearing it apart, leaving the whole fabric of society in tatters.

 

Pakistan: 38th Anniversary of Afghanistan’s "Saur revolution" commemorated in Baluchistan University

Written by Baloch Student Organisation (Pajjar) Friday, 29 April 2016
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huge-number-of-participantsOn 27 April, the Baloch Students Organization (Pajjar) organized an event commemorating the 38th anniversary of the Saur Revolution of Afghanistan. The event was held in Baluchistan University. Besides students from the Baloch Students Organization, there were also students from the Pashtun Students Federation, the Baloch Action Committee along with progressive teachers, writers and intellectuals. All participants congratulated the BSO for organizing such an event.

   

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