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Month: October 2015

Perspectives on the “Sharing/Gig Economy”

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Mahmoud Beheshti Langroodi back in jail; Ali Nejati released on bail and new arrests and charges against labour activists and teachers in Iran

Mahmoud Beheshti Langroodi, a board member and spokesperson for the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association (Tehran), had been granted a furlough from October 11th to 17th, 2015; however, Tehran’s prosecutor denied his request for the extension of his leave despite the…

IASWI strongly condemns Ankara Massacre

 Link to the original statement in Farsi – issued on October 13, 2015: http://www.etehadbinalmelali.com/HTML_2015/21_Mehr_94_Etehad.html   The world is in deep shock after the terrorist attack and bombing of peace demonstrators who had gathered in Ankara with demands for Labour, peace and…

An Evening of Solidarity with Workers’ Movement in Iran and in Commemoration of Shahrokh Zamani – Toronto

Saturday, October 24, 2015 – 6:30 p.m. North York Central Library (Auditorium) 5120 Yonge Street (North York Centre Subway Station)  The killing of Shahrokh Zamani in the prison of the capitalist Islamic Republic of Iran took place within the context…

Updates on imprisoned teachers in Iran – as of September 30, 2015

Mohammad Reza Niknejad, a board member, and Mehdi Bohlooli, a member, of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association, were released on a three hundred million toman bail on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. The two teachers were arrested on August 31, 2015…