IN DEPTH

E.g., 06/24/2017
Ahmad Badah - Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network . Mauritania - In a decisive tone that predicted a sense of bitterness and announced the rejection of any attempt to take away the land of her family, our victim, Amna Bint Mohammed says : “Three centuries ago, we settled in this land (Chalqat al-Falaani) belonging to the municipality of Daghfq in the province of Barquayl, a land that...
Bisan Mustafa / Member of Arab Trade Union Media Network . Palestine – Abu Jameel (nickname) is a citizen from Jenin. He had to pay about 3 thousand dollars to buy a permit for working inside the occupied territories in 1948, after he failed to obtain one of them as the Israeli bodies refused to grant him one for entrance and work purposes, under the pretext of receiving recommendations from...
Adel Zakaria – A Member of Arab trade union media network Egypt – only a dream could take away all the deprivation suffered daily by dozens of families who live in small boats on Nile River edges, a dream inspire their imaginations and take them to better place, to the life they are supposed to live. It may seem from the first moment that life in a fishing boat on calm waters of the Nile is...
Ashraf Al Reefy – A Member of Arab trade union media network Yemen - With one foot young Mokhtar Ahmed was able to obtain a distinguished university qualification, however, he was unable to obtain his right to work even though he received a degree from the Ministry of Civil Service in Sana'a. In early 2014, Mukhtar was thrilled to receive the news that he might get hired at the General...
Bysan Mustafa - A Member of Arab trade union media network      Palestine – She enters a building full of offices and market to try to sell honey, she walks and spread joy and happiness among people, the lady who is in her fifties asks “do you want honey my dear, may your days all be like honey”.  Even if we refused to buy from her she would not complain, she moves...
Rania AL Sarayreh - A Member of Arab trade union media network   Amman – For some, Summer can be a source of joy, however for Maryam it is a source of distress, as she must head to her workplace in a farm located in northern Jordan Valley which is considered a hot place at summer. Although she holds a diploma in accounting she had to work as a farmer and she spend the day under the sun...
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...

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