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Mozambique: Threats of Strikes “Hit” Max Tonela

The mobilization of defense and security forces made it possible to contain the protests of a movement considered “inorganic”, but forced trade union organizations to take positions. The main trade union organizations, such as the OTM-CS, the National Confederation of Independent and Free Trade Unions of Mozambique (CONSILMO), sectoral trade unions and professional careers such as journalists, doctors or teachers, separated themselves from the protest movement and the unauthorized strike, but threatened to take part in a national strike that would rally the union movement as a whole. READ MORE