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TAKE ACTION FOR WORKERS’ RIGHT TO STRIKE – IN IRAN AND WORLDWIDE

The right for workers to organize and strike is an internationally-recognized human right. Yet in Iran and around the world, the rights of workers to organize and act to defend their most basic interests – food for their table, means of survival – are trampled. Labor activists are jailed, threatened, and killed. Send an email … Continue reading

GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION FOR THE RIGHT TO STRIKE – IRAN | روز جهانی در دفاع از حق اعتصاب در جهان و ایران

The right for workers to organize and strike is an internationally-recognized human right. Yet in Iran and around the world, the rights of workers to organize and act to defend their most fundamental interests – the food for their table, the means of survival – are trampled. Labor activists are jailed, terrorized, threatened, and killed. … Continue reading

Take Action for Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, Child and Labor Rights Activist, Political Prisoner in Iran

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, a child rights and labor rights activist in Iran, has been held as political prisoner as a result of his activism, on charges of gathering and collusion against the regime, since June 2010. He has been subjected to an array of the abuses that the regime is capable of visiting upon political prisoners, … Continue reading

World Human Rights Day 2014: Focus on Iran, Iraq and Syria

On 7 December 2014, in recognition of World Human Rights Day, Washington DC activists demonstrated against widespread human rights violations in Iran, Iraq, and Syria, and against the refusal of Western governments to support peoples’ demands for freedom, equality, and dignity. Demands included immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners, a halt to execution, … Continue reading

Activist Profile: Mojgan Mansori, MFI Sweden

Mojgan Mansori is an Iranian asylum-seeker who has sought refuge in Sweden from persecution by the Islamic Republic of Iran. She was a political activist in the Green Movement in Iran prior to fleeing the country in September 2009 under threat of persecution by the regime. Mojgan has been very active in organizing and leading … Continue reading

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