Tag Archive: Labour

May 02 2013

Abuse of worker rights hallmark of Iranian regime

Bahram Soroush protesting Iranian regime at International Labour Organisation meeting

From Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran Newsletter, My Voice. This edition’s contributor: Bahram Soroush, Free Them Now! Campaign to Free Jailed Workers in Iran Systematic abuse of worker rights has been a hallmark of the regime in Iran since its very inception. At the heart of the attack against workers is subjection of workers …

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Jan 11 2013

Labour leader Reza Shahabi on five-day medical leave from jail

Campaign for his release continues! Imprisoned labour leader Reza Shahabi who has been on hunger strike for three weeks in protest against his imprisonment and maltreatment was on Monday released on a five-day medical leave. The brief release has come under the pressure of powerful protests in Iran and worldwide. Reza Shahabi, an executive board …

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Dec 20 2012

Iran: Worker campaigners start sit-in outside the National Assembly

Workers behind a petition protesting low pay and deterioration of the labour law today started a sit-in outside the National Assembly in the capital Tehran, according to the Free Union of Iranian Workers. The petition, which has been circulating across the industries in Iran since this summer, has so far attracted over 30,000 signatures. Prior …

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