Home » Latest News

Burkina Faso prison guards protest for better condition

OUAGADOUGOU, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Burkina Faso's security staff in detention centre started Thursday nationwide unlimited strike to demand better working and living conditions, Xinhua reporter witnessed on the spot.

"The work stoppage is purposed to demand that the Government to effectively implement decrees on pay grid and allowances." prison guards' national union (SYNA-GSP) said.

Prison safety officers argued that the strike is subsequent to a meeting with Justice Minister Rene Bagoro who "committed himself, without success, to submit the issue to the government".

"In response to the silence, there is only one option left: work stoppage over the country. This strike concerns all penal institutions of Burkina Faso," the union said.

Nevertheless, the minimum services will be ensured during strike period, except prisoners' escorting to Court, visiting permits and the transfer of new inmates.

  • 沪ICP证:沪ICP备05050403号-1
  • |
  • 互联网新闻信息服务许可证:31120180004
  • |
  • 网络视听许可证:0909346
  • |
  • 广播电视节目制作许可证:沪字第354号
  • |
  • 增值电信业务经营许可证:沪B2-20120012


Copyright © 1999- Shanghai Daily. All rights reserved.Preferably viewed with Internet Explorer 8 or newer browsers.

沪公网安备 31010602000204号

Email this to your friend