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Labor Activist Mahmoud Salehi’s Open Letter to the Public, Regarding Jailed Worker Activist Reza Shahabi

The Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organizations: Mahmoud Salehi’s Open Letter to the Public Editor’s Note: Mahmoud Salehi is one of the most respected and well-known labor activists in Iran. As an activist in the Saqez bread unions and a central figure in May 1st organizing, he has been jailed many times for defending … Continue reading

Worker Activists in Boukan, Iran Remain Detained

The Coordinating Committee to Form Workers’ Organisations (CCFWO) has been informed that the families of 5 labor activists and members of the Committee in Boukan who had intended to meet their detained loved ones were unable to do so. Pressed by detainees’ families to shed light on the circumstances of these arrests, regime officials maintained … Continue reading

Event Report: Washington DC Activists Demanded an End to Execution in Iran, Release of All Political Prisoners

On 2 December 2012, Mission Free Iran together with Unity for Democracy and Justice in Iran implemented awareness-raising and protest actions in Washington DC against execution and political imprisonment in Iran as part of a unified international protest action (link) to demand an end to execution in Iran and worldwide. We began at 1pm at … Continue reading