Jerada is witnessing the rise of its own «Hirak» after the death of two brothers in a mine

The July 2001 agreement ordering to close the Jerada mine has promised to boost the city’s development rate. Sixteen years later, this objective has not been obtained yet. To escape precariousness, unemployed young people die every year trying to extract coal from the ground under difficult conditions. This time the death of two brothers has led to a social unrest in the region, which is witnessing its own Hirak popular movement.

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