At least fourteen leaders and officials of the independent trade union movement in Belarus have been arrested by the country’s security service, the KGB.
Ukraine has been invaded by one of Europe’s most unequal countries. But then equality is one of democracy’s strongest buttresses.
Even before the war broke out, the situation for trade unionists in Ukraine was strained. We must maintain our support for the Ukrainian unions, writes Oscar Ernerot from the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO).