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Madagascar: Teachers Strike over Stipends Repressed by Armed Forces

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Education, Governance, Protest

The teachers association in Madagascar  has been on strike for a week [1] [fr] over disagreement regarding their monthly wages.  The protests have been repressed by tear gas launched by the armed forces [2] [fr]. Students have also joined in the protests [mg] [3] (via Jentilisa's photoblog).