Troubling times for Iraq’s teachers

With shadowy political figures trying to hijack their union, a chronic lack of teaching resources and continued death threats, teachers in Iraq are under enormous strain, as a recent delegation to the UK told the TUC.

As Nasser al Hussain, executive member of the Iraqi Teachers Union (ITU) explains: ‘Key forces within the government are using a law inherited from Saddam’s era to try to control and split trade unions. For more information please click: Here