Iran: May 7, 2017: Mine workers protest against the Islamic Republic of Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani outside Yort (Yurt) mine following the May 3rd explosion that have killed about 35 workers and inured tens of others. Workers stopped Rouhani’s expressed their anger and frustration with continued systemic denial of their most basic rights, nonpayment of their wages for months, harsh and unbearable working conditions and lack of the most basic workplace health and safety standards including all mining safety protocols and regulations. There have been growing tensions and outrage among the coworkers and families of those who lost their lives and got injured as the result of this preventable tragedy.
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International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI)