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Solidarity with Workers

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1 May 2016: Workers’ Day

On May 1st, 2016, we gathered with other activists in Malcolm X Park, in Washington DC, to stand in solidarity with workers in Iran and worldwide. After statements were given in the park, we marched through the city. Statement: 1 May 2016 It’s good to be with you on International Workers’ Day to represent the … Continue reading

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

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