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Month: January 2014

Iran in (Re)View: Toward Solidarity Beyond Borders

Iran’s politics and society continue to be the focus of public discussions across the world. Yet rarely does the complexity deserving of these subjects receive adequate consideration. Iran in (Re)View aims to make this complexity legible. Rather than reproducing conventional…

Free Afshin Nadimi and Mehrdad Sabouri

Afshin Nadimi and Mehrdad Sabouri are construction workers and had gone to work in Iraqi Kurdistan, which is a common occurrence especially due to limited access to jobs in Iranian Kurdistan. While returning to Iran, they were abducted by the…

Reza Shahabi imprisoned Iranian labor leader is in need of immediate medical help

Reza Shahabi’s Defense Committee is greatly concerned about his situation and holds security and judiciary official responsible for any consequences due their continued neglect of this case. We also call on all Iranian and international Labor organizations to formally protest…

Protest against the U.S. Government’s current sanctions and threat of war against Iran and against the Iranian Government’s continuing grave violations of workers’ rights and human rights

We will demand that the Iranian Government recognize the right to organize independent labor unions, the freedom to assemble, the right to free speech, the rights of women, and other fundamental human rights—and that the U.S. Government fully respect these…