Rights Watch | 22nd April 2020

Rights Watch

Stranded in Kyrgyzstan

Around 200 Pakistani students from KP are stranded in Kyrgyzstan and they are facing difficulties under the lock-down.

They have urged the government to make arrangements for their return via special flights before Ramzan.

Workers’ Hunger Strike

National Labour Federation goes on a hunger strike outside the Karachi press club against the sacking of factory workers. 

NLF demands paid leave for all workers & action against mills & factories who laid off their workers in Sindh.

Online Education

Higher Education Commission asks universities to switch to online education or abandon the current semester.

Educational institutions will remain closed until May 31 due to the pandemic.