IN DEPTH

E.g., 10/20/2017
  JameelahHadad - member of Arab Trade Union Media Network  Lebanon - Lebanese authorities have deported at least 21 domestic workers with children since the summer of 2016, saying that they were not living with their employer or were not supposed to give birth in Lebanon, according to Insan, a local human rights organization.The reportrefers to the arrests and...
  RANIA AL SARAYREH – Jordan - Muhannad, a medical graduate, did not doubt for a moment that he will not find work after graduating from university, but today, three years after graduating, he is still trying to find a job in his field of education. "I never thought about the market when I decided what to study. My parents, my uncles and their sons are all medical graduates. It was...
Egypt: Workers of Cement Factories Inevitable Death: Burning ... or Otherwise   Adel Zakaria - a member of Arab Trade Union Media Network Egypt - The term "occupational hazards" is not without some romance that would make it a desirable subject for the speeches of various workers' events; a man full of health and vitality talks proudly about our heroes, referring to workers, who...
Palestine:   The employment of Palestinian women in Israeli settlements is tainted by slavery Beesan Mustafa - member of Arab Trade Union Media Network  Palestine - Fatima, a pseudonym, had to work in the settlements near Jericho and the Jordan Valley to be able to support her family. She leaves home at down and does not need a work permit to enter the settlements; she...
Bysan Mustafa – Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network Palestine – life was getting rough on a Palestinian citizen who preferred anonymity. One winter day in 2005 he had to leave his home in the early morning hours to find a job in the occupied territories to support his family, back then the occupation forces imposed a curfew on the city of Nablus in the West Bank. “I went out of my...
  Asad Zalzali / Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network. Away from the center of the capital, where brick factories' chimneys fill the sky of Nahrawan city located in the outskirts of Baghdad, and cause lots of environmental waste, there is Haidar (12 years old) who works in Al Ameer Brick factory with his siblings and family from early morning till evening, in order to earn a small...
Adel Zakarya – Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network   Egypt - Mahalla al-Kubra, is a large industrial and city located one hundred and fifty kilometers from the Egyptian capital. The city is known for its textile industry.  In the heart of the workers city, the Egyptian Spinning and Weaving Company (Ghazal Mahalla) have a long history of labour struggles. The...
ADEL ZAKARIA - Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network Egypt - The Egyptian Government's signing of the Better Work Program with the International Labour Organization (ILO) has sparked widespread debate within the independent trade union movement, especially after the Egyptian government officials took advantage of the program to state that it is an important proof that the status of trade...
  Khawla Ja'iefry - Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network  Morocco –dozens of Syrians have been stranded on the Moroccan – Algerian border, they escaped the scene of mass murder and the hell of war, to find themselves sleeping in the open, while Algerian and Moroccan authorities squabble over which country should take them,  and after two months of being stuck in the...
Ashraf Al Reefy - Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network Yemen – An employee who once worked in one of the largest international oil companies in Yemen had to work as a car cleaner in the capital Sanaa after the oil company left the country and denied wages to hundreds of workers in Yemen. This is considered one of the most prominent cases of suffering and denial of workers' rights in a country...

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