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Rally Protests Illegal Detention and Intimidation of Pearl Continental Hotel Workers [Pakistan]

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Article
11 January 2002

KARACHI: Workers kept in illegal detention

Author: Dawn [Pakistan]

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Article
10 January 2002

Rally Protests Illegal Detention and Intimidation of Pearl Continental Hotel Workers [Pakistan]

Author: Asia & Pacific Regional Secretariat of IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations

Police from Pakistan's Central Investigation Agency (CIA) detained the hotel workers following an electrical fire at the hotel on 6 January. They were held for more than 48 hours without charge, which is illegal...This new instance of harassment involving police is merely the latest in a series of incidents in which Pearl Continental management have attempted to suppress union activities.

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