progressive space: we need your support now
Labour Party Pakistan holding its fifth congress on 27-29 January 2010.On
29th January an
international workers peasant’s conference is planned at famous Dhobi
Ghat Ground Faisalabad. Over 30,000 are expected to attend
events are taking place at a time when the parties of the rich have
abandoned the working people of Pakistan. They have been left on the
mercy of the sheer exploitation of so called free market and the
imperialist aggression. Prices are going up and there is no wage
religious and right wing parties are giving full political support to
all the violent actions of the religious fanatics on the name of
fighting “imperialism”. The daily drone attacks by Americans are giving
some political justifications to the fanatics to carry on.
space for progressive politics has been saturated by the conflict of
right wing parties of the rich and the religious fundamentalism.
LPP congress and the convening of the mass conference of workers and
peasants is an effort to snatch the lost space.
conference on 29th January
is been organized jointly by Labour Qaumi Movement and Anjaman Mozareen
Punjab, the two most militant and mass organizations of the workers and
peasants. There is no parallel to the struggle of these two movements in
different districts of Punjab.
event is supported by almost all the progressive forces and parties in
Pakistan and the Coordination Committee for Progressive Parties, a
committee representing 8 progressive parties have announced a full
support and the leaders of these parties including Workers Party
Pakistan, Awami Tehreek, National Party, Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party,
Awami Jamhoori Forum Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party, and others have
confirmed to speak on the occasion.
main leaders of different social organizations and movements are also
speaking at the conference.
of the main highlight of the conference will be mass participation of
working class women. Workers and peasants are bringing their families to
Labour Party Pakistan has been in the forefront of the struggle against
the military dictatorship. It has helped labour and social movements to
main aim of the three days event is to build a progressive space in
Pakistani politics. It is new beginning. This is our answer to the rise
of religious fundamentalism. Mass
mobilizations of the working class will strenghthen their voice and
empower them to challenge for their rights.
all are making financial contribution to these events by all mean. Day
and night is been spent by many to build the event. However, we are in
desperate need of raising at least 500,000 Rupees ($6000) during the
next one week.
have no rich backers. We need your support now.
could have raised this amount earlier. However, the children and the
families of the four comrades who died on 13 December 2020 in a road
accident became a priority of ours. We have raised nearly one million
Rupees and an appeal to raise three million is still on its way.
This is an emergency call to all our friends and supports to come to
help us. We have all the hope of raising this amount within this week.
Please send your amount on line if you are in Pakistan to
Labour Party Pakistan
Account number 2679-3
Road Branch 0949 Lahore
From outside Pakistan
Account Title: Labour
Account Number: 01801876
BANK ALFALAH LTD., LDA PLAZA Branch, KASHMIR ROAD, LAHORE, PAKISTAN
please send through any mean you consider is ok.
Shah, Farooq Tariq, Nazli Jave
Baluch, Nasir Mansoor
Chairman National Trade Union Federation
Shad, Bushra Khaliq,
Workers Help Line
Mehmood, Niaz Khan
Progressive Youth Front
Abdul Qayum, Aslam Meraj, Nasim
Ashraf, Mehr Abdul Sattar
Anjaman Mozareen Punjab
indicate your support at
call 0300 8411845