World Federation of Trade Unions

USB support indian farmers, farm workers and laborers on strike against an agricultural reform wanted by the government of Narendra Modi that provides for the liberalization of the agricultural market. For more than 50 days hundreds of thousands of farmers and laborers organized and with the support of trade unions have invaded New Delhi for the withdrawal of three laws that favor the agro-industry in the country, impoverish the farmers, encourage intensive monoculture. Nearly 700 million people in India derive essential sustenance from rural agriculture. In this hard period of struggles more than 70 people have lost their lives in the initiatives and strikes taking place throughout the country. USB International Department, usb farm laborers and the Indian workers of usb logistics express the strongest solidarity with the entire peasant movement in India that is fighting laws that will starve the population to enrich agribusiness and food corporations. USB international…

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USB support indian farmers, farm workers and laborers on strike