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Worker Activists of the Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organisations Remain under Political Detention, in Deteriorating Health Condition

Iran, Tehran 02 Feb 2013 In a press release, the Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organisations condemned the continued detention of its members Mohammad Molanaei, Vahed Seyeddeh and Yousef Aab-kharabaat. These three labor activists were detained a month ago and charged with “participating in the Coordinating Committee’s general assembly” and participation in May 1st … Continue reading

Shushtar Sugar Cane Cutters to Continue Protest Until Demands are Met

Iran, Tehran-Khuzestan: 30 January 2013 Five hundred of the 2000 sugar cane cutters who have gathered in protest outside the presidential palace in Tehran announced on Monday 28 January, the seventh day of their protest action, that they will continue their protest until their demands are met. This protest action is organized by the Shushtar … Continue reading

Abadan: Workers Arrested for Protesting Lay-Offs Remain in Prison

Iran, Abadan, 27 Jan 2013: WPI reports from Abadan that the protesting workers arrested 2 days ago, when the security thugs of the Islamic regime attacked the gathering of workers laid off from the Abadan Refinery Construction Company, remain in jail. The protesting workers as promised continued their gathering on the 25th and 26th of … Continue reading