Domi disrupts Workers rally

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Workers Union, Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU), reports that the BDP Youths and Security Agents (DIS) yesterday disrupted a workers' rally at Ditshegwane intimidating workers with video cameras and threatening them with dismissals.

Workers union, Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) last night reported that their workers' rally in Ditshegwane was disrupted by the ruling tarty, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) youths led by youth chairman Andy Boatile, councillor Ford Moiteela and others.

According to a BOFEPUSU official, Ketlhalefile Motshegwa, the BDP youths were intimidating the workers taking pictures and videos of them and threatening that they will take the images to the employer for the dismissal of the participating workers."There was also a heavy presence of the Intelligence agents, but the workers were not intimidated as they had come en masse," said Motshegwa.

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