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ITF complains over Jordan arrests

[ October 17, 2014   //   ]

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has complained to the government of Jordan over the arrests on 14 October of around 150 trade unionists at the Aqaba Container Terminals facility run by APM Terminals. The port workers had begun a strike on 13 October which but strikebreakers were reportedly brought in from outside the country. The arrested workers, who included several union leaders, were later released.

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