Announce plans for upcoming conference and rally against fascism in state and society
Islamabad, Wednesday 24th December:The Awami Workers Party Islamabad/Rawalpindi hosted a public meeting on Tuesday to discuss the escalating threat of religious fascism and terrorism in Pakistan and devise practical mechanisms to organize and challenge it in society and state.
Hundreds of Left activists demonstrated in Lahore against Peshawar school massacre, and talibaisation of the state and society. The protest was jointly organized by Awami Workers Party (AWP) and Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party (CMKP) this afternoon at Charing Cross, Lahore. The rally chanted slogans against the rise of religious fundamentalism,Taliban and terrorism, demanded separation of state from religion.
The mainstream media, such as the BBC, are headlining the scope of the nationwide strike in Belgium on 15 December which “has brought air, rail and road transport to a standstill and forced many businesses to close”.
Since 2004 – the year when a devastating tsunami hit the coasts of the Indian Ocean —, Europe solidaire sans frontières (ESSF) launched numerous financial campaigns to assist Asian victims of humanitarian disasters. As a complement to such specific initiatives, we opened in 2012 a permanent Solidarity Fund for Asia. Today, with growing climate chaos, industrial safety hazards, wars, poverty, we feel more than ever its need.