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2017-05-24
Tunisia - Protests have intensified in the province of Tataouine, as protesters have been protesting over a month now to demand the allocation of a percentage of oil companies revenues that are active in that remote region. The unrest escalated on Monday after violent clashes between security and protesters, protesters tried to cut off the oil pump and Police fired gas bombs to drive them away,...
2017-05-24
Jordam - Workers at the Jordan Phosphate Company’s Shidiya branch have launched a strike this Sunday morning, protesting what they perceive to be their arbitrary dismissals by the company’s management. According to protesters, the administration has let go three doctors who provided medical assistance to workers at the industrial complex and their families, which is seen as a first step towards...
2017-05-24
Egypt – Workers at Star Apparel Egypt Company in the free zone in Ismailia held a sit-in inside the company's headquarters to protest the delayed salaries and financial dues for about two months. Workers said that 280 workers are threatened with their families of displacement, because of delayed salaries. The workers confirmed that The Company is in a state of decline since 2012 after an investor...
2017-05-23
  Tunisia - A young protester was killed Monday in El Kamour area in south Tunisia as he suffered bruises on the head, chest and legs, a medical source said. Sources said that the young protester was killed after a National Guard vehicle ran him over, while other sources said that he was killed after suffering bruises as a result of the stampede.
2017-05-23
Egypt - Security forces stormed the sit-in of security workers at Tura Cement Company and arrested 22 workers and were taken to the police station. More than 70 of the company's security workers entered an open sit-in nearly two months ago to demand their permanent employment after receiving a court ruling on their right to do so, however, the management of the company refused to implement the...
2017-05-23
Mauritania - Workers of health centers in Nouakchott have decided to partially stop working to protest delayed salaries. According to a statement issued by the Executive Office of the National Union of Health, health centers workers in Taiarat, Arafat, and Al Mujamaa' clinics will stop working on Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm. The statement added that the workers in these health centers will completely...
2017-05-23
Algeria - Workers of Electricity and Gas Distribution Directorate in Bulogin protested to demand the abolition of all arbitrary decisions and pressure exercised on workers after their participation in the strike that the Independent National Union of Electricity and Gas Workers called for. Officials at the Electricity and Gas Distribution Directorate were surprised by the protest of workers,...
2017-05-22
Morocco - Security forces attacked the Congress of the Moroccan trade union confederation UGTM held at "Zenit" conference hall in Riyadh district of Rabat, and tried to ban it. However the participants were able to beak the ban, as they bypassed the security forces and entered the hall, before the security personnel stormed the room afterwards to stop the continuation of the congress. As a result...
2017-05-22
Algeria - Djanet municipal workers entered an open-ended strike to demand the settlement of their professional demands made by trade union representation under the General Union of Algerian Workers. The strike halted most of the municipality's services, such as lighting and other services across the city. The letter submitted by the union to the mayor of Djanet revealed a number of previous...
2017-05-22
Egypt - An Egyptian citizen was paralyzed after authorities removed his shop. The citizen told the local media that he went to the head of the city council who sent him to the governor with their papers, while at the same time he demolished the shop with all the goods. They did not even give him a chance to collect the goods. He said that he has already filed a case against a council. 

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