4 December 2012

Tunisia: 'UGTT Is Murdered the Very Day We Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Leader Farhat Hached's Assassination,' Houcine Abassi

Tunis — Three members of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) executive bureau, Hfaiedh Hfaiedh, Samir Cheffi and Mouldi Jendoubi, were assaulted on Tuesday, by members of the Revolution Protection League at the Mohamed Ali Square, just in front of the UGTT headquarters, according to labour union sources.

"UGTT is murdered on the very day we are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the assassination of leader Farhat Hached, as trade-unionists have been attacked. This shows the real intentions of those sides," UGTT Secretary-General Hassine Abassi told TAP news agency.

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