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Urgent call: Condemn the death penalty for protesters against poverty and misery!

Statement by four independent labour organizations in Iran Silence over death sentences for the arrestees of the November 2019 uprising, would result in more victims among these arrested protesters. In a nationwide uprising in November 2019, hundreds of protesters were…

Flogging and imprisonment sentences for workers of AzarAb Industries annulled

As previously reported, Branch 106 of the Arak Criminal Court sentenced over 40 AzarAb Industries workers in City of Arak each to one year in prison, 74 lashes, and one month of forced labour under in the name of “community…

A call for urgent action: 74 lashes and one year jail for 42 AzarAb Industries workers in Iran

Branch 106 of the Arak Criminal Court has sentenced 42 AzarAb Industries workers in Arak each to one year in prison, 74 lashes, and one month of forced labour under the guise of “community service”. The “crime” of these workers…

IASWI’s Statement on Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and its Aftermath: “Say no categorically and proactively to US warmongering and stand firmly in solidarity with the working class and the poor and oppressed people of Iran, and not the tyrannical Iranian regime, and help strengthen anti-capitalist, anti-poverty and social and economic justice movements in Iran and across the region.”

Say no categorically and proactively to US warmongering and stand firmly in solidarity with the working class and the poor and oppressed people of Iran, and not the tyrannical Iranian regime, and help strengthen anti-capitalist, anti-poverty and social and economic…

Condemn the killing and violent suppression of protesters in Iran

Statement by: Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company We call on all workers’ and labour organizations around the world to strongly condemn the killing and violent suppression of protesters and to support the struggles of workers and…

Esmail Bakhshi was released on heavy bail

Esmail Bakhshi was released on heavy bail اسماعيل بخشي با قيد وثيقه سنگين آزاد شد! Esmail Bakhshi was released on a heavy bail of 750,000,000 toman today, Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from the Evin prison in Tehran. He was welcomed…

Sepideh Gholian, Atefeh Rangriz, Marzieh Amiri, Sanaz Elahyari, Amir Hossein Mohammadi Fard, and Amir Amirgholi, were released on heavy bails

Breaking News: Sepideh Gholian, Atefeh Rangriz, Marzieh Amiri, Sanaz Elahyari, Amir Hossein Mohammadi Fard, and Amir Amirgholi, were released on heavy bails after months of solidarity campaigns Iran: On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 6 well-known jailed workers’ rights defenders and…

Reza Shahabi released; Hassan Saeidi, Seyed Rasoul Taleb Moghadam & four others still incarcerated

Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company: Updates on May Day arrestees Reza Shahabi released; Hassan Saeidi, Seyed Rasoul Taleb Moghadam & four others still incarcerated May 7, 2019: Over 45 people were arrested on May 1st, 2019…

LO Norway’s protest letters to authorities in Iran calling for the immediate release of unionists and May Day detainees

LO Norway has sent another protest letter to authorities in Iran calling for the immediate release of unionists and May Day detainees. LO Norway challenges the Iranian government for using the so-called “national security laws” to justify its suppression of…

Statement by Tehran bus workers’ syndicate on May Day crackdown and updates

This page might be updated as more confirmed updates are received. Over 40 people were arrested at the May Day rally in Tehran. Currently a number of arrestees have been released.  As of May 4, 2019, Five bus workers’ union…

NASUWT, the UK teachers’ union, condemns arrest of workers and students at May Day rally in Tehran

May 3, 2019 His Excellency Hassan Rouhani President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Email: [email protected] Your Excellency, On behalf of the NASUWT, the UK teachers’ union, I write to protest in the strongest possible terms about the arrest and…

Iran: Over 40 steel workers in custody after two days of security forces raids

The repressive forces of the Islamic of Republic Iran have arrested more than 40 workers after two consecutive days of brutal raids on the homes of the striking workers of the Ahvaz Steel Complex. About 31 workers were arrested at…