PLF strongly Condemned the Murder of Migrant Unionist of USB
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General, Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Mr Asaf F vardag President, Mr Waheed Ahmad Ch Advocate :Legal Advisor and Mrs Shumalia Sadiq Secretary Women Wing Pakistan Labour Federation
(PLF) strongly Condemn the Murder of Migrant Unionist of USB in Italy.
They condemns the murder of Migrant worker Soumaila Sacko, a member of the USB Italy Trade Union organization that was shot Sunday night on June 3. They said that Comrade Soumaila Sacko was a USB fighter at the forefront of the struggles for the rights of over Migrant Workers in the Calabria fields. The unionist was shot on Sunday night while he and other immigrants were looking for materials in an abandoned factory, by a man who stopped his car and shot four times in cold blood. One of the bullets found Soumaila Sacko in the head, killing him, while two other immigrants were injured. Immigrants at that time were looking for materials for their huts in the neighboring ghettos of San Ferdinand, which was the target of attack on January by far-right organizations. They denounces the motivation of the murder to be the black skin of immigrants, and that this attack took place only a few hours after the racist statements of the new interior Minister of Italy and head of the far right Lega, Salvini. USB, a member of the WFTU in Italy, responded to the racist assassination with General Strike in the Calabria fields and a National Rally in Rome on 16 June. They Expresses their Solidarity in the struggle of Italian and Immigrant workers against the common enemy, which is the system that generates poverty, wars, exploitation, and racism.
They express their warm condolences to the comrades, friends and relatives of Soumaila Sacko and urge the Government to arrest the culprit