[size=36][size=33]Kurdistan region .. protests on non-payment of salaries[/size][/size]Ali Abdul Salman 71[ltr] 20/11/2016[/ltr]
It widened the scope of the demonstrations on Saturday November 19, in the city of Sulaymaniyah, the second largest city in Iraq's Kurdistan region, to include different sectors, to protest non-payment of salaries.
Besides teachers, pretended to be a group of veteran Peshmerga fighters and activists from civil society organizations. Workers face in the government sector in the Kurdistan region of economic hardship due to stop paying full wages and retain local authorities, including the Department, in savings for them.
And gathered more than 5,000 teacher and activist in front of the Directorate of Education in Sulaimaniya, before heading to the political bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, the building, which led to the outbreak of the clashes, security forces arrested its impact on the number of demonstrators.
The demonstrators chanted several slogans, including: "Where the territory salaries, O corrupt government," and "Where the sale of oil imports." He pointed to the demonstrators that the police forces have arrested a number of participants and proceeded to beat them.
And the intersection of many schools in cities and towns, in the province of Sulaymaniyah, working hours, since the beginning of the new academic year, in protest against the non-payment of salaries.
The provincial authorities refused to deliver oil produced from the wells of Kirkuk and the rest of the province to the federal government, since the invasion of the organization of the Islamic state and large areas in the north of the country.
The region is witnessing a severe economic and financial crisis because of lower oil prices, which represent 90% of its budget, in light of disagreements with the government in Baghdad, most notably the failure to reach agreement on the oil law.http://burathanews.com/arabic/news/305802