Teacher from Koya collects his salary in winter clothing

Teachers in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq have massively protested the delay of their salary in Duhok, Hewler and Suleimania over the last days. More than 100 arrests have been made by Barzani’s KDP in an attempt to stop the protests. .
This teacher found another, quite funny way to protest the delay of his salary. He showed up today, at the distribution point of salaries in Koya, in full winter clothing to collect the delayed payment of his January salary in May.
The Kurdistan Region Government was already behind in paying many of its public servants since the financial crisis of 2014, and is falling behind yet again amidst a new one.

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