IN DEPTH

E.g., 04/25/2017
Jameela Haddad - A Member of Arab trade union media network Lebanon - Thousands of Lebanese and foreign workers who have benefited from the old rent contracts in Beirut and other areas are now vulnerable to displacement due to the new rental law.   This law, issued on 9/5/2014, was approved by the Lebanese Parliament recently after the addition of the amendments of the Parliamentary...
  Khawla al-Jaifari - A Member of Arab trade union media network   Morocco- More than 150 professors took the employment examinations, which the Moroccan government was forced to approve last year in presence of trade unions and civil society activists to permanently employ  trainee professors. However, the government made them fail the exam in a "retaliatory" manner, so the...
 Asa'ad Al Zalzali- A Member of Arab trade union media network Iraq - Narrow alleys penetrated by carriers’ carts in Shorja markets scattered in Rusafi and surrounding areas. Men of different ages work as if they are machines they walk with their ragged clothes carry on their backs heavy carriages in order to ensure a living for their families. When talking to them you cannot but notice...
Adel Zakaria – A Member of Arab trade union media network Egypt – construction workers make up several million of the Egyptian working class they are considered irregular labourers. Their only capital is their health, if they lose it they cannot provide living for their families. Their craft varies from building material to blacksmithing, carpentry, concrete, etc. Bitterness of life...
Jameela Hadad –A Member of Arab trade union media network Lebanon – "I was feeding the baby, and I forgot to stir the onions, so she got upset and burned my face with the hot pot. She threw me down and stepped on my stomach as she was wearing her shoes". With these words, Emma (a pseudonym), an Ethiopian domestic worker who suffered an injustice by her sponsor, tells her story with her...
Beesan Mustafa A Member of Arab trade union media network  Palestine – Rakan Dawood , 27 year from Nablus in Northern West Bank, had his leg amputated following work accident and left him with permanent disability, yet that did not stop his ambition to be a productive individual in his society. Dawood who enrolled in college to get a degree majoring in finance and banking, but his...
Ashraf Reefi  - A Member of Arab trade union media network    Yemen_ War has tightened its grip on the living conditions of the Yemeni family, especially as the conflict devours men and youngsters, women have found themselves in a situation where they have to bear the burdens of life, maintenance of the family and the bleeding of War. Saeedah Abdullah, a mother in her...
Adel Zakaria -  A Member of Arab trade union media network Egypt - The Egyptian authorities have systematically targeted activists and civil liberties defenders with the beginning of 2017. The North Cairo Elementary Court decided to freeze the assets of Ms. Mozn Hassan, Founder and Executive Director of Nazra for Feminist Studies, and reservation on the money  of "NAZRA for Studies"...
Sabry Zughaidi a member of Arab trade union media network  Tunisia – Since December 26, 2016 12 previous members of the General Union of Students (student union) implemented a hunger strike, on behalf of about 800 previous members, who are under security surveillance, to protest what they saw as government coup on January 18 agreement, which stipulated that they are to be assigned  ...
Raouf Malal - A member of Arab Trade Union media network Algeria - civil wars in African countries displaced hundreds of thousands of Africans to Algeria in search for peace and stability, however, the reality was bitter, they were gathered in complexes in south Algeria where there are no necessities of a decent life, they were denied the right to work legally to preserve their dignity....

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