Monthly Archives: June 2014

Teachers, Public Service workers baton-charged

Teachers, Public Service workers baton-charged

04052014ISLAMABAD: The capital city’s police used force against protesters from the All Pakistan Federation of United Trade Union (APFUTU) Public Service Section  and with other unions for allegedly violating an agreement with the capital administration and attempting to enter Red Zone on Tuesday.Teachers are respected in every part of the world, however, in Islamabad they, along with clerks, were badly beaten by baton-charging cops who targeted them with tear-gas and rubber bullets as they were protesting against the budget.The demonstration was jointly organised by APFUTU and other unions to protest the meagre increase in their salaries and medical allowance in the recent budget 2014-2015. Continue reading