Videos from the rally to support the DCO Layyah and EDO (Health)

Three videos from the rally on 20 september 2010. I made these videos when Layyah city’s business community and doctors association decided to show solidarity with the DCO Layyah, EDO (Health) and the Christian Nursing School principal who was threatened to leave her post or face severe consequences. Continue reading

Layyah student nurses on the barricades

During a recent visit to Layyah, I came across a road blockade which was not the usual barriers in reaction to security concerns in the bigger cities of Pakistan. In a town of nearly 500000 people, the main road in front of the District Headquarters hospital of Layyah was blocked by angry nursing students on September 17th and their banners demanded ‘removal of incompetent principal and Executive District Officer (Health)’ and ‘protection for nurses.’ Continue reading