PIA strike continues despite state repression

PIA strike continues despite state repression

Friday, February 5th, 2016


Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers Fazal Abbas Shah and Rukhsana Manzoor, Socialist Movement Pakistan, Lahore An all-out strike continued at the state-owned national air lines PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) for the third day. All planes w

Nestlé. Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

Nestlé. Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016


Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, President of the Employees Union at CBA Kabir wala factory was released on bail from Multan prison after spending almost two months in prison on baseless and false cases. The anti-terrorism court ordered his release after the prosecution failed to justify the case against hi

Health workers on the move

Health workers on the move

Thursday, December 17th, 2015


Fighting against the privatisation of public sector hospitals Rukhsana Manzoor SMP Lahore Hundreds of health workers organised a demonstration at Sir Ganga Ram hospital Lahore and later rallied on a nearby main road to protest against the planned privatisation of public sector hospitals in Punja

Religious extremism, military operations and increased intolerance

Religious extremism, military operations and increased intolerance

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015


Revolutionary movement of the working class needs to finally defeat religious extremism and intolerance Khalid Bhatti SMP (CWI in Pakistan) Pakistan’s armed forces launched massive military operations against the Pakistan Taliban and other reactionary, violent religious groups after the grueso

Solidarity with locked-out Nestle workers

Solidarity with locked-out Nestle workers

Monday, December 14th, 2015


International action needed The Nestle management has forcibly locked out the 800 low paid contract workers from the Kabirwala factory since September 2015. Management instructed the gate security to stop the workers entering the factory – none of the workers were notified of the termination of t

Peace candle rally against religious extremism and intelorance

Peace candle rally against religious extremism and intelorance

Monday, December 14th, 2015


A Peace candle (Mashal) rally against religious extremism & intolerance organized by Socialist Movement Pakistan SINDH (CWI in Pakistan) on 12 December 2015. The demonstration started from the worker's Office Raheem nagar, marched at D.I.G Road, Shemla chowk, & reached at Press Club Mirpurkhas. The

Release Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, CBA Kabir Wala factory union President

Release Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, CBA Kabir Wala factory union President

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015


Stop state repression and harassment of union leaders and members Syed Fazal Abass, President Pakistan National Trade Unions federation Release Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, CBA Kabir Wala factory union President Stop state repression and harassment of union leaders and members Withdraw all 28

Jawad Ahmad song. Response to anti-worker measures in Pakistani budget

Jawad Ahmad song. Response to anti-worker measures in Pakistani budget

Monday, June 8th, 2015


Here we publish a video, with English subtitles, of a song by top Pakistani pop-star Jawad Ahmed, who is also a leading social and political activist, with the International Youth and Workers’ Movement, with which the CWI collaborates. The song is a response to the anti-worker measures and taxes c

May Day in Sindh – pictures and reports

May Day in Sindh - pictures and reports

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015


Mirpurkhas The may day rally in Mirpurkhas was organised by the labor alliance. More then 15 trade unions and organisations participated in the rally. We started from the railway station and went through the city, Muhammadi chowk, Post office chowk, Baldia chowk, shemela chowk 7 and finished at t

Video. Interview with Jawad Ahmed

Video. Interview with Jawad Ahmed

Saturday, April 25th, 2015


Jawad Ahmed, Singer and central committee member of International Youth and Workers Movement (IYWM) from Pakistan spoke to CWI about the work of IYWM.