The ITUC condemns in the strongest possible terms the Prime Minister of Swaziland, Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini, who threatened that the trade union and human rights leaders who attend the African Summit in Washington, D.C. should be strangled upon their return.
Swazi Government Threatens to Strangle Union Leader
ITUC Call to Action on Gaza / Thousands of postcards for peace to be delivered to UN Secretary-GeneralThe ITUC is horrified by the appalling death toll of civilians in Gaza.
ITUC Call to Action on GazaThe ITUC is horrified at the rising death toll in Gaza, which is now over 1,200 – the vast majority of them innocent civilians. Destruction of civilian and UN infrastructure in recent days, including schools, hospitals and the territory’s only power plant, will have grave ramifications for the Palestinian population now and long after this latest military operation ceases.
Gaza: Immediate CeasefireWith over 500 people in Gaza killed, 80% of them women and children, in a massive escalation of Israel’s assault, an immediate ceasefire and return to the 2012 truce agreement is absolutely urgent.
Malaysia Airlines TragedyThe ITUC has written to UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé and to the organisers of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne to express condolences over the loss of as many as 100 participants in the upcoming Conference, amongst the tragic deaths of almost 300 passengers on flight MH17 over Ukraine yesterday.
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