Sept. 6th, 2012: Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum expresses concern over human rights impacts of Zulfiqarabad Megacity Project (ZMP)

Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum recently released a position paper expressing serious concerns about plans to build a mega city called Zulfiqarabad in Thatta district, Sindh, Pakistan. Among the main issues addressed in the paper are land grabbing, forcible displacement, increased disaster risks, environmental impacts, serious threats against the right to food and the failure of the Government of Pakistan and the private sector contractors to consult with people that stand to be affected.

Please click here for the full paper.