Iraq: Teachers stay out on strike across Sulaimaniya

Teachers protest for unpaid salaries in front of Kalar’s education directorate for the 18th day in a row

Teachers and other civil servants continue to protest in Sulaimaniya and Halabja provinces Iraq over months of back pay, though street tension has calmed since violent protests clashes between protestors and security forces turned deadly on Oct. 9, killing six people.On Monday, several thousand teachers demonstrated outside Sulaimaniya’s education directorate on the city’s main thoroughfare on Salim Street, and joined by others who also claimed to be due salaries