Unpaid teachers protest outside Sindh Assembly
They don't have direct deposit in Pakistain.
[Pak Daily Times] KARACHI: A teacher, deprived of 11-month salary tried to commit self-immolation during a protest, organised by New Appointment Teachers Action Committee, outside Sindh Assembly, here on Wednesday. However,
corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds...
he was saved by his colleagues. The committee's office-bearer, Ayaz Hussain, told that Chairman of the committee, Abu Bakr Abro, tried to commit self-immolation. He received some burn injuries and was shifted to Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
for treatment. Earlier, the protesters carried out a rally from Karachi Press Club and staged a protest demo at Arts Council roundabout outside SA building. The protesters said instead of releasing their salaries, the Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah, Education Minister Nisar Khuhro and Secretary Education Fazlullah Pechuho had termed their appointments as fake. "We followed the process of appointment and successfully passed interview and written tests, so how our appointments can be termed fake," they argued. They demanded of the chief minister to take action against corrupt officials responsible for their miseries and immediately release the unpaid wages of past 11 months.
Posted by: Fred 2013-07-04