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Pakistan: Crackdown on Farmers’ Protest


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Pakistan: Crackdown on Farmers’ Protest

NEW YORK - In April, Pakistani authorities used draconian laws and excessive force to prevent tenant farmers in Punjab province from protesting for land rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Farmers in Okara district had planned to convene on April 17, 2016, the International Day of Peasants’ and Farmers’ Struggles.

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