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27/09/2017

ITUC-AFRICA SOLIDARITY STATEMENT WITH COSATU ON THE OCCASION OF HER NATIONAL STRIKE ACTION

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) representing over 17 million workers in 51 of the 55 African countries conveys her full solidarity and support for the 27 September 2017 National Strike Action called by the Congress of South (...)
Keywords : Activities South Africa Human and trade union rights Solidarity Letters
17/08/2017

SOLIDARITY MESSAGE to the SLLC

Dear Comrade President Wright and colleagues of the SLLC, Our hearts reach out to you on the catastrophic mudslide in Freetown and the death, pain and suffering that has followed in its wake for the people of Sierra Leone. We reach out in solidarity and sympathy at this time of national (...)
16th August 2017 Lomé, TOGO
Keywords : Activities Solidarity Letters Sierra Leone
28/03/2017

JOINT STATEMENT CONDEMNING THE RAID OF THE MEDIA HOUSE IN TANZANIA

At the sideline of the AU-EU CSOs conference on Freedom of Expression, African CSOs reacted to the situation in Tanzania (read the statement). ITUC-Africa actively supported this statement as we contributed to its drafting and (...)
Keywords : Declarations Human and trade union rights Solidarity Letters Tanzania
08/03/2017

FESTU -Somalia: Trade Unions Commemorate International Women’s Day 2017

March 8, 2017 The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) salutes all working class women on this, their important day, International Women’s Day. This day comes at a very perilous and disturbing time in our country when women abuse, patriarchal and misogynistic attitudes are prevalent. (...)
Keywords : Gender Equality Solidarity Letters Somalia
08/04/2015

Solidarity message on the Garissa University College Attack

It is with deep outrage that we heard the news about the bloody attack that hit the University of Garissa in Kenya on 02 April, leading to the killing of 148 people, mostly students and injury of many others. These brutal and senseless acts relate to barbarism of another (...)
Keywords : Solidarity Letters Kenya

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2017
Nov 22

Call for Action: The sale of African migrants in Libya as slaves and into slavery

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) expresses its alarm over the recent revelations of the heinous trade in slavery of African migrants in open markets in Libya reminiscent of the trade in human cargo across the Sahara and the (...)