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Category Archive: General Strike

Apr 10 2012

Every morning I wake up on the wrong side of capitalism

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There’s been a call for a general strike on May 1 – International Workers Day. No work, no school, no shopping, no banking, no trading. Just protest. I’m in. To find out more on what you can do on the day, click here. Here’s one Facebook page you can join. The call has been translated …

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Nov 30 2011

Strike!

Prime Minister Cameron says today’s public sector strike is ‘irresponsible and damaging’. Chancellor George Osborne says the strike will weaken the economy and cost jobs. Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude condemns the strikes as ‘irresponsible, inappropriate and untimely’ and regrets the ‘disruption to the lives of heard working parents and pupils’. Soon we will be …

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May 13 2010

There are reports of clashes in general strike

Baneh, Rabt, Sardasht, Nagdeh, Oshnaviyeh have joined strike. After the security forces attacked an elderly man in Shushmi area in the town of Nosavad, there have been clashes between people and the security for the past two hours which continues. There are reports that shots have been fired there. In Dehgalan, there are reports that …

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May 13 2010

May 13 General Strike Update

Today 13 May, a general strike has been called in Iranian Kurdistan by political opposition groups. Despite the regime’s unofficial military rule and extensive security to intimidate people, many cities in Kurdistan have joined the general strike. Reports coming in reveal that Bukan, Saqez, Kamyaran, Mahabad, Divandara and Piranshahr and many parts of Marivan and …

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