As the threat of terrorism is growing in an increasing number of Arab countries, there is a strong need for alternative ways to address it. In parallel with the World Social Forum organized in Tunisia in 2015, the Arab Trade Union Confederation has organized an international conference on the role of Arab trade unions which have always defended people’s rights, in particular the right for dignified and safe life.
Declaration of the Arab Trade Union Confederation For a Free, Democratic, and Fair Arab Society to Address Terrorism
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Somalia: 18 Killed by Terrorists, Union Leader EscapesEighteen people, including 12 hotel workers and Somalia’s Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, were killed in Friday’s terrorist attack in Mogadishu, with at least 28 more injured.
Qatar Buys Time at the ILOQatar has been given until November to reform its kafala system of modern slavery and bring its labour laws into line with international standards, after a decision of the International Labour Organization’s Governing Body.
ITUC Condemns Tunisia Terror AttackThe ITUC has condemned yesterday’s barbaric terrorist attack in Tunis, which cost the lives of 19 people and left many more injured, and expressed its deepest condolences to all those affected.
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