Mauritius: Creole Chief Inspector challenges law preventing police officers joining union

Minority Voice is following closely the case of Chief Inspector Hector Tuyau, a well-respected member of the Creole community in Mauritius. He is currently facing discrimination and is being victimised by the Commissioner of Police, Dhun Iswar Rampersad, who is a member of the Vaish and Hindu majority.

This has happened after Chief Inspector Hector Tuyau approached the Supreme Court and the Human Rights Commission to claim the right for him and his colleagues to be represented by a trade union. According to section 17 of the Police Act of 1974 this is not allowed for police officers.

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Date: 27/09/2012





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