Zimbabwe: IFJ and FAJ condemn repressive measures against trade unions

According to the information received from the pan-African trade union organisation, ITUC-Africa, Adu-Amankwah was forcefully taken from Jameson Hotel in Zimbabwe to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport by officers from the Department of Immigration of Zimbabwe on February 26. He was held in detention for several hours.

Adu-Amankwah travelled to Zimbabwe on behalf of African trade unions to conduct a solidarity mission with the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), one of the 105 affiliates of the ITUC-Africa. During his visit, Adu-Amankwah was supposed to hold meetings with the Zimbabwean Ministry of Labour, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and also the Employers’ Association of Zimbabwe.

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