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Month: November 2016

IHL Talks – Violence Against Healthcare and Humanitarian Workers

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Theresa May U-turns on workers’ rights and promises lowest business tax in G20

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WFTU and its Scandalous Relationship with Workers’ House of the Islamic Republic of Iran

International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI)IASWI Special Bulletin WFTU and its Scandalous Relationship with Workers’ House of the Islamic Republic of Iran November 2016    [email protected]  / www.workers-iran.org  / https://twitter.com/IASWIinfo In this issue: * WFTU and its scandalous…

The UK economy after Brexit: sink or swim?

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Iran: Workers protest against anti-worker bill

Iran: Hundreds of workers from various labour formations in Iran (including “Tehran Bus Workers’ Syndicate”, “Free Union of Iranian Workers” …) gathered in front of the parliament building on November 15, 2016 to express their adamant opposition to a new…

Latest updates on Esmail Abdi: Incarcerated since November 9, 2016

On the early morning of Wednesday 9th of November 2016, Mr. Esmail Abdi, the General Secretary of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association (Tehran) was arrested at his home and was taken to Evin prison.  Six individuals (without official police uniform…

Education International: Global campaign launched to free teacher union leader in Iran

Education International has called on its member organisations to take swift action to firmly protest the unwarranted six-year jail sentence imposed on Esmail Abdi, a leader of the Tehran Teacher Trade Association: https://www.ei-ie.org/en/news/news_details/4161 Education International (EI) has informed the authorities…

Prof Keith Ewing – Advancing Workers’ Rights POST Referendum

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The NASUWT condemns the jailing of the General Secretary of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association – Tehran

The NASUWT has condemned the jailing of the General Secretary of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association (ITTA-Tehran) on unjust and spurious grounds. Mr Esmail Abdi has been sentenced to six years in prison on charges including “assembling and colluding against…