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17 Oct 2020 | 05:00 PM UTC

Pakistan: Teachers to protest in Islamabad October 21

Pakistan News Alert

Unionised teachers to protest in Islamabad on October 21; anticipate disruption

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/17/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/22/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Islamabad

Event

Teachers affiliated with the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) will demonstrate outside of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Wednesday, October 21. Organizers have not yet released a time for the protest. Participants are expected to demand the resignation of the current HEC chairperson over recent educational policies.

Localized disruptions to transport and business services in the area are possible.

Advice

Those in Islamabad are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations and gatherings as a precaution, anticipate associated disruptions, and heed any directives issued by local authorities.

 

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