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South-Asia

Kashmir: Killing sparks mass opposition to Indian occupation

On July 8, Indian soldiers shot dead Burhan Wani in the forests south east of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir. Read more...

巴基斯坦家庭工业部门的妇女正在组织工会 原文

在资本主义经济危机和新自由主义结构改革中妇女往往是首当其冲、受害最深的群体。在巴基斯坦,妇女的就业基本被局限在“非正式”的行业中。这些行业很庞大,它遍布城市和乡镇,雇佣了大约6500万工人,约占全国劳动力总数的四分之三。

在这些行业里工作的工人,不管是男是女,都享受不到国家劳动法规的保障。没有社会保障和医疗保险,也没有养老金和带薪休假的福利,大多数人领到的工资要少于国家规定的最低工资。 Read more...

Pakistan: Army takes advantage of Lahore bombing

The suicide attack in Gulshan Park, Lahore, on Easter Sunday, killed 74 people of whom 29 were children and nine women. More than 370 were injured in the attack. Read more...

Pakistan: Women organise union in the home-based industrial sector

Women workers are often the hardest hit by neo-liberal restructuring and capitalist crisis. Read more...

Pakistan: Workers force government retreat on privatisation

After eight days of all-out strike action, during which two workers were killed, another is still struggling for his life and dozens were seriously injured, the workers of Pakistan International Airli Read more...

Solidarity with student struggles in India

Revolution, the international Communist youth organisation, declares its complete solidarity with students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), against the arrest of JNU Student Union President Kanha Read more...

Brutal Killings: Call for International Solidarity with the Pakistan Airlines Strikers

On Tuesday, February 2, two Pakistan International Airline workers were killed, and at least 28 others injured, when paramilitary security forces opened fire on them without warning near the main entr Read more...

Pakistan: Factory collapses near Lahore – 51 workers killed

Capitalism kills, in the literal sense of the word. On November 5, a factory in Sunder Estate near Lahore collapsed, leaving at least 51 dead and more than 100 injured. Read more...