With Great sorrow and sadness, we were informed about great loss for the trade unions movement, the passing away of comrade Haidar Ibrahim
For over 50 years comrade Haidar participated in unionist work and had big role in defending the Palestinian workers against the Israeli occupation, from the position of General Secretary of the General Union of Palestine Workers. Comrade Haidar served for many years as vice-president of WFTU, and the international trade unions movement is bidding farewell to a historical figure faithful to the principles of class-oriented trade union movement and proletarian internationalism, he affirmed that the younger generation will continue the struggle based on the same principles.
The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences to the family of Comrade Haidar and to all the Palestinian people, we express our condolences to all the class-oriented trades unions movement in the Arab world.
The WFTU has been and will always be on the side of the Palestinian people, and will continue to fight against the Israeli occupation side by side with the Palestinian people and trade unions.
May he rest in peace.
We will always remember him.