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Solidarity with Workers

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From Sandtown, Baltimore to Darvazeh Ghar, Tehran: May 1st Demands for an End to Repression of the Poor and Working Classes

The following is Mission Free Iran’s statement on the occasion of May 1st, 2015 – International Workers’ Day. It was delivered during an action outside of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s offices in Washington DC. We are here today to recognize and celebrate May 1st – International Workers’ Day. We honor all those working to … Continue reading

March 8 – International Women’s Day 2015 – Washington DC

On Sunday 8 March 2015, activists in Washington DC gathered to celebrate 8 March, with special attention to the situation of women in Iran. We employed a bit of street theater to convey our message. As the weather was the first beautiful spring day of the year after a great deal of snow, many people … Continue reading

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

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