Tunisia: UGTT organises a large protest march to denounce the repression of trade union freedoms

After demonstrations organised in 9 governorates of the country on 18 February, demonstrations after which the General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Esther Lynch, was expelled from Tunisia on the orders of the President of the Republic, the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) is organising a protest march in Tunis on 4 March to denounce the deterioration of the socio-economic situation, the government’s disengagement from the agreements signed with various syndicates, and the restrictions on trade union freedoms.

Tunisia: Indignation after the arrest of a trade unionist

Following the failure of the negotiation session of the central reconciliation committee, which was held on 8 February to examine the strike notice calling for the release of the secretary-general of the Hughways Syndicate, the syndicate has maintained the strike planned for 12, 13 and 14 February in all the toll stations of the country.