24 May 2017ASIA, INDIA
Violent repression of the farmers demonstration was held on 22th May in Kolkata, eastern India. The result of the barbaric attack of the forces of repression is 900 injured protesters including 100 seriously injured who are in critical condition.
The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 92 million workers in the 5 continents, expresses its firm solidarity with the protesters and strongly condemns the repression incidents, which frequently occur especially in the Kolkata area.
The WFTU supports the fair demands of the protesters for the improvement of their working and living conditions.