3 January 2013

Tunisia: Redeyef - General Strike to Include Mining Basin Victims Among Revolution Martyrs

Redeyef — The delegation of Redeyef (Governorate of Gafsa) observed, on Thursday, a general strike at the call of the local Tunisian General Labour Union to denounce "the exclusion of the martyrs and wounded of the Revolution in 2008 from the decree-law 97 related to the compensation of the victims of the January 14, 2011 Revolution" which was adopted about two weeks ago by the National Constituent Assembly (NCA).

TAP news agency correspondent noted that all the activities are paralysed in regional administrations, establishments and public and financial services except the local hospital and pharmacies.

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