Tunisian labor leader rejects parallels with Egypt




 
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Tunisian labor leader rejects parallels with Egypt
 
August 17th, 2013  
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Tunisian labor leader rejects parallels with Egypt
By Tarek Amara and Tom Heneghan TUNIS (Reuters) - Hussein Abassi doesn't like it when his Tunisian trade union federation is compared to the Egyptian army and he is likened to a general who can make or break a government. The Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) has neither tanks nor military ambitions, but it does boast an "army" of a million members that dwarfs the political parties now at loggerheads in Tunis. ...




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