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Solidarity with the dockers of Aqaba - trade union victory

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Striking workers in the Jordanian port of Aqaba were confronted by the police and 150 of them arrested.

  • About the campaign

    Read press release on trade union victory here

    Although they were later released, the use of police represented an escalation of the dispute at the Aqaba Container Terminals facility run by APM Terminals and potentially, a challenge to their right to strike.

    This raised concerns that there might be further police intervention at any time.

    Read more here

    We asked union members to do the following:

    • Send a message of solidarity to the General Union of Port Workers 
    • Send a letter or protest to the CEO of Aqaba Container Terminals 
    • Send a letter of protest Jordan’s prime minister
    • Protest at Jordanian embassies: find details of your nearest embassy

     

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