Tag: Farmers

  • In support of Comrade Gulam Rasool Sehto, Anna Hazare of Sindh

    ISLAMABAD: Veteran peasant leader Comrade Ghulam Rasool Sehto’s hunger strike has completed 100 days but Pakistan government, Sindh government, political parties (PPP, MQM, ANP, PML-N etc) and judiciary seem unmoved. Comrade Sehto is head of Sindh Hari Committee (SHC) and has launched a ‘hunger strike till death’ to protest against unchecked and massive water theft […]

  • Balochistan farmers’ protest

    While the prime minister was having a meeting with provincial chief ministers to review the success of the energy conservation strategy, farmers in Balochistan observed a province-wide wheel-jam strike to protest electricity load shedding on the call of the Zamindar Action Committee. Extended power cuts are adversely affecting their crops. Agricultural productivity of the province […]

  • March of the landless peasants towards Lahore

    As i write these lines, members of the band Laal and the Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party (CMKP) are currently in Khanewal mobilizing one of the largest movement of the landless peasants for a march towards Lahore and presenting their demands for ownership of land to the government. Tomorrow, approximately 60,000 landless peasants are expected to […]