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Organizing in Pakistan in the face of blasphemy and anti-terrorism laws

Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia Pacific region.

Interview with Sonia Qadir, member of the Awami Workers Party and Feminist Collective, on how blasphemy and anti-terrorism laws are used to stifle workers organizing, especially its effects on women.

Asia Pacific Currents is a program of Australia Asia Worker Links.

APC is produced in the Melbourne studios of 3CR Radio.

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