TRIPOLI, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Libya's General Union of Teachers said on Thursday that teaching across the country has been suspended until its demands are met, local media reported.
"Teaching in all educational institutions from primary to high schools in Libya will be suspended until the House of Representatives (HoR) agrees to increase salaries and provide security for teachers," Abdulnabi Saleh, the head of the union, was quoted as saying.
The union also demands HoR adopt the teachers' law based on increasing salaries for teachers and providing them and their families with health insurance, and introduce educational training programs for teachers.
Libya is politically divided between an eastern government and a western one, thus having two ministries of education. Enditem