Censorship continues in Imran Khan’s Pakistan

Today's labour news

Censorship continues in Imran Khan’s Pakistan 2019-07-18 [IFJ]

Three TV channels taken down after airing opposition leader’s live speech 2019-07-15 [IFJ]

Journalists targeted on Twitter 2019-07-15 [IFJ]

Two Punjab journalists attacked in separate incidents 2019-07-10 [IFJ]

Workers, activists denounce federal budget, demand better wages, pensions 2019-07-07 [Dawn]

Govt committed to protection of rights of media workers: Firdous 2019-07-06 [Dunya News]

Unions condemn censorship as network forced to pull interview with ex-president 2019-07-05 [IFJ]

Govt urged to include daily wagers in EOBI scheme 2019-06-30 [The News]

Politician punches press club leader 2019-06-28 [IFJ]

Mohammad Taj: steering from the front For more info 2019-06-24 [Mark Metcalf & Unite the union ]

Pakistan and UAE take new initiatives to protect Pakistani workers coming to the country 2019-06-18 [Gulfnews]

ITF calls for immediate reinstatement of sacked union leaders at Hutchison Ports  ActNOW!  2019-06-04 [ITF]

Pakistani workers assist in freeing Telangana man from Saudi 2019-05-31 [TNN]

27 coalminers killed in Pakistan so far in 2019 2019-05-16 [IndustriALL]

UNI calls on Pakistani government to stop the victimisation of trade unionists at State Life Insurance Company 2019-05-16 [UNI Global Union]

Senior Pakistani journalist killed by bikers 2019-05-03 [IFJ]

Retired employees of KWSB deprived of outstanding dues 2019-04-22 [The Recorder]

Journalist charged with cyber terrorism over tweet 2019-04-22 [IFJ]

PR workers refuse to do extra duty 2019-04-19 [Dawn]

GSP+ and labour rights 2019-04-14 [The News on Sunday]

Port Qasim dock workers end protest camp after 185 days 2019-03-28 [The News]

ITF mourns death of docker at Hutchison port in Karachi 2019-03-25 [ITF]

Gharidah Farooqi, TV journalist victim of online harassment campaign 2019-03-25 [IFJ]

Cameraperson attacked by political party members 2019-03-21 [IFJ]

Journalists hold token hunger strike 2019-03-18 [Dawn]

Union launches continuous protest for union rights and recognition at Sakrand Sugar Mills 2019-03-15 [IUF]

Women work more than men: study 2019-03-08 [The News]

Activists demand equal wages for women, implementation of home-based workers act 2019-03-08 [Dawn]

President of Gadani ship-breaking workers union dies in police custody 2019-02-17 [Dawn]

Beware, technology may erode labour rights 2019-02-13 [Nation]

Chief, labour secretaries issued notice 2019-02-13 [Nation]

The state of labour in Pakistan 2019-02-03 [The News on Sunday]

‘Anti-labour rulers’ ignore working class in mini-budget: trade unions 2019-01-27 [Today]

Protesters slam ministers for ‘anti-human attitude’ over Sahiwal tragedy 2019-01-23 [Dawn]

Garment industry reforms fail to stop abuses: activists 2019-01-23 [Reuters]

Garment Workers’ Rights at Risk 2019-01-23 [Human Rights Watch]

Millions working in Pakistan's garment industry suffer abuse and labour rights violations: report 2019-01-23 [Dawn]

Port Qasim dockers end strike 2019-01-14 [The Nation]

KiK: German court rejects Pakistani lawsuit over deadly fire 2019-01-11 [Deutsche Welle]

Dock workers’ protest enters 108th day 2019-01-11 [The Nation]

New Year brings fresh tragedy for Pakistan’s coal miners 2019-01-07 [IndustriALL]

NA asked to pass law removing curbs on banking sector unions 2019-01-04 [The News]

President urged to ensure provision of labour rights 2018-12-31 [The Nation]

Women cotton pickers: Convention demands fair wages, social security facilities 2018-12-26 [The Recorder]

Decent, Equal Wages Still Distant Dream For Women Workers: Speakers 2018-12-22 [Urdu Point]

Women’s role in workers’ movement highlighted 2018-12-22 [The Nation]

Women workers to participate in upcoming local bodies elections 2018-12-22 [The Tribune]

Over two thousand journalists jobless after newspapers shut in Pakistan 2018-12-18 [IFJ]

New labour policy draws mixed reaction 2018-12-10 [The Nation]

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