Union leader protest the treatment of migrant workers

On Tuesday, June 16, the USB unionist Aboubakar Soumahoro chained himself near Villa Pamphilj, in Rome, where the “General State of the Economy” are underway , a series of meetings organised by the government between the government itself, international institutions, trade unions and trade associations.

Accompanied by other union activists, Aboubakar Soumahoro also started a hunger and thirst strike, asking Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to be heard. In the end, after more than eight hours of garrison, the trade unionist was received in the afternoon by Conte in the presence of the Minister of Economy Gualtieri and the Minister of Labor Catalfo. The interview lasted about half an hour, reports The Post.

Aboubakar Soumahoro, actively engaged for years for migrants and laborers, presented three requests to the government in particular: a reform of the agricultural supply chain, a “national work emergency plan” and a modification of migration policies.

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