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Pakistan - Baldia Factory Fire: A September 11, That The World Doesnt Talk About

12 September 2014

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To mark the second anniversary of the Baldia factory fire incident, which caused deaths of over 250 workers and injuries to over 40 others on September 11, 2012. PILER, along with other partner organisations (trade unions and civil society organisations) held a press conference on Tuesday, Sep. 9, 2014 at Karachi Press Club. Attached is coverage of the press conference in English press of Pakistan.

PILER is also organising other events to observe the day — a seminar and a vigil on September 11, 2014 at Karachi Press Club and Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi respectively and a round table discussion on Health and Safety of Workers at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Karachi on Sep 13, 2014