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Protesting teachers prepare million-man march to call for dismissal of PM Sharaf ‎

Protesting teachers will organise their third ‎demonstration on Saturday to call on Egypt Premier Essam Sharaf to step down

Ahram Online, Thursday 6 Oct 2011
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A Spokesperson of the Independent Teachers’ Syndicate, Ayman El-Bialy, has said teachers are still demanding the sacking of the Minister of Education ‎Ahmed Gamal El-Din, and are now calling for the dismissal of Prime Minister Essam ‎Sharaf.‎

For weeks thousands of teachers across the nation have been protesting low ‎wages and perks, taking to the street several times to blame Gamal El-‎Din.‎

El-Bialy said the protesting teachers will organise their third ‎demonstration on Saturday, but this time will call on Sharaf to step down after he failed to meet their demands. ‎

The march, which was enthusiastically called for by El-Bialy, will take place in front of the ‎cabinet office.‎

Teachers demands include education reform, cleansing of the education ministry institutions, minimum and maximum wages, and banning private lessons.

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