On Saturday night poets and spoken word artists will be performing in a gig to raise awareness and funds for Shahrokh and Reza.
Saturday 10th Jan, Union Tavern, 52 Lloyd Baker Street, wc1x 9aa London, 7pm
Shahrokh Zamani has been in prison in Iran since 2011, sentenced to 11 years for trade union organising. Shahrokh is part of the paint workers union in Tehran. Reza Shahabi has been in prison since 2010 for trade union organising. He is the treasurer of the Tehran bus workers union. Both have been tortured whilst in jail, resorted to hunger strikes and have medical conditions which require treatment.
We will be speaking up for Shahrokh and Reza and raising funds for their legal defence and for other trade unionists in prison in Iran.
Attila the Stockbroker, Michelle Madsen, Tim Wells, Emily Harrison, Sam Dodd, Janine Booth, Chip Grimm & more TBC