Pakistan: Fighting the Army, for farm land
masood_nawaz at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 11 11:11:34 MDT 2003
> At Okara in Pakistan's Punjab province, a peaceful
> movement by peasants frustrates the Army's attempts,
> often violent, to assume ownership of the land they
This is not the only place where Army's brutalities
are making poor people suffer. In Karachi, the largest
city of Pakistan recently work has started on a
Expressway known as Lyari Expressway by uprooting
25,000 families. These people are among the poorest in
the city and Federal Government (ruled by Army
General) has offered Rs 50,000 ($1,000).
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