Solidarity with Workers

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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

Statement on Jailed Workers in Iran on the Occasion of 20 June: International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran

This statement was given by Mission Free Iran’s Ahmad Fatemi at the 22 June 2014 Washington DC action on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran. Everybody knows how the working class of Iran has struggled for its rights during the past 4 decades, among them the right to … Continue reading

150 U.S. Labor Organizations Affiliated with U.S. Labor Against the War Demand Immediate & Unconditional Release of Iranian Political Prisoners and Labor Activists Zamani and Jarahi

Below is the letter sent by Michael Eisenscher, the National Coordinator of the organization U.S. Labor Against the War the War (USLAW), which represents 150 US labor organizations. They have written to the regime in Iran to demand the immediate and unconditional release of political prisoners and labor activists Shahrokh Zamani and Mohamad Jarahi. To: … Continue reading

Shahrokh Zamani to UN’s Shaheed & Pillay: Listen to My Cry against Injustice!

Dear Mr. Ahmad Shaheed and Mrs. Navi Pillay: Listen to my cry against injustice! I am Shahrokh Zamani, a trade unionist living in Tehran for the past 30 years. I was arrested by armed intelligence agents when I went to Tabriz to visit my parents on June 8, 2011 without any proof or judicial order. … Continue reading

Reza Shahabi’s Message on the Occasion of the Iranian New Year (Norouz) 1393

Published on March 19, 2014 by the Committee to Defend Reza Shahabi The year 1392 (1) ends while workers’ families continue to suffer through hard times due to searing inflation in excess of 40 percent, uncontrollably rising prices, and lack of appropriate programs to improve the economic and social situation. At the end of the … Continue reading

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