ITUC May Day Manifesto

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ITUC May Day Manifesto Brussels, April 24 (ITUC Online):
Working people in all corners of theglobe, gathering together on the 1st of May, celebrate the tremendousachievements of the trade union movement and commemorate all those whohave given so much in the cause of justice, equality and human dignity.

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The Iraqi Government Hinders the Work of Journalists

Government pressure to prevent journalists from performing their work
According to a group of Iraqi non-governmental organizations concerned with the defence of freedom of the press and journalists in Iraq,. Some Iraqi government agencies, and especially those associated with security have put a series of restrictions and pressure against journalists, and thereby hindering the work of journalists and expose them to danger.
At the same, media in the Iraqi Kurdistan region is facing

Remembering Najim Abd Jasem, The General Secretary of the Mechanic Workers’ Union

Abdullah Muhsin (International Representative of the General Federation of Iraqi Workers), Dave Anderson MP (Joint President Labour Friends of Iraq) and Sue Rogers (Chair TUC Iraq Solidarity Committee and Treasurer NASUWT), remember a fallen comrade.
The Iraqi labour movement has lost another courageous trade union leader – a patriot who wanted to see Iraq free, to see his family live in a decent and prosperous environment and to see the steady growth of free, independent and democratic unions.

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The Iraqi Journalists Union appealed to the international community for the protection of the Iraqi Journalists

On the fringess of the international conference on the status of refugees and displaced Iraqis being held in Geneva. A number of Iraqi journalists held a press conference to publicize the suffering of the Iraqi Journalists and the risks to which they are exposed during the performance of their duties releases.

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