Health Workers Protest In Basra

Basra Suday 25 March
Health workers protested on Sunday 25 March at the main gate of Basra’s Health Authority, demanding that the Ministry of Health pay their wages.
Protesters said thay have not been paid for the last 4 months and said they have no idea as to why they have not been paid.
Workers threaten to stage a full strike action if the Ministry does not pay them.

Tim Lezard talks to a soccer-star headteacher who won’t be intimidated by daily threats of death

Tim Lezard talks to a soccer-star headteacher who won’t be intimidated by daily threats of death
Hassan B Hussein is not a typical international footballer. Rather than living it up on the celebrity circuit, the former striker for the Iraqi national team takes his life in his hands every day, dodging bombs and missiles on his way to the school in Baghdad where he teaches. For more information please click here: www.newstatesman.com

Human Traffickers Luring Workers to Iraq

Human Traffickers Luring Workers to Iraq
By Lisa Schlein
Geneva
24 March 2007
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says it is extremely worried about new patterns of labor exploitation and human trafficking emerging in Iraq. It says some of the workers are taken against their knowledge to Iraq and others are falsely lured there by promises of good-paying jobs. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from IOM headquarters in Geneva.
For more information please click here:
www.voanews.com

الاتحاد العام لعمال العراق يشارك في اعمالالدورة الرابعة والثلاثين لمؤتمر العمل العربي

الاتحاد العام لعمال العراق يشارك في اعمال
الدورة الرابعة والثلاثين لمؤتمر العمل العربي
شارك السيد هادي علي لفته الامين العام للاتحاد العام لعمال العراق ضمن الوفد العراقي لمؤتمر العمل العربية الذي انعقد في شرم الشيخ

العدوان على الثقافة العراقية

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تاريخ النشر Sunday, March 18, 2007
كانت تفجيرات شارع المتنبي يوم الاثنين الماضي، آخر وأضعف سلسلة في مسلسل التفجيرات التي تمزق جسد العراق.
وقد كانت رمزية تلك الرسالة واضحة للغاية، إذ أراد قائد تلك السيارة المفخخة، التي نفذ بها الهجوم الانتحاري، توجيه ضربة قاضية، إلى عمق الحياة الفكرية والثقافية العراقية. د

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