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AAWL: Death of Iranian trade unionist in jail sparks global condemnation


zamani2As reported in last week’s news [2], the Iranian working class lost a tireless leader when Shahrokh Zamani died in an Iranian prison. Iranian unions have rallied to his cause and are calling for justice for his death [3]. Internationally, Shahrokh’s death has sparked many many actions and protests in solidarity with workers [4] in Iran, though the Iranian government’s response has been to arrest more trade unionists. The fight for the rights of Iranian workers will continue [5] both inside and outside Iran.


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