Teachers around the country will recommence a labor strike today, demanding a raise in salary to $250 per month, teachers and the Cambodian Independent Teachers Union (CITA) said Tuesday. Teachers in Phnom Penh and at least five provinces on Monday began piecemeal strikes after CITA leader Rong Chhun called for a nationwide stay-away last week.* However, the strikes on Monday were mostly uncoordinated after Mr. Chhun remained unreachable for three days over the weekend. Last week, he was summoned to appear in court on January 14 on charges allegedly related to his activism. “We will continue to strike,
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