On 22 June 2009, the Pakistani government announced that it would carry out military action against Pakistani Taliban militants in the Swat district in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), primarily aimed at defeating the Maulana Fazlullah’s TNSM (Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi) who ...Read More »
US and British military chiefs have been quick to label their July offensive against the Taliban in south east Afghanistan a “success”. In reality the main achievement of the British “Operation Panther’s Claw” and the US “Operation Thrust of the ...Read More »
The Trade Union Rights Campaign organized and intervened in the May Day activities in more than 50 towns and cities across Pakistan, in four provinces. More than 6,000 industrial, public sector and private sector workers took part in the activities ...Read More »
A change of face will not solve social and political crisis. Pakistani has its third Prime Minister in two months.
Many people say that Shaukat Aziz, the new Prime Minister, won the elections not with the power of the vote, but with the vote of power. By this they mean his victory was achieved through the backing of Musharraf’s military ...Read More »