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Workers’ Action Committee activities in southern Iran

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Mohammad Davari freed on bail

Mohammad Davari, a 26-years-old political and labour activist, has been released on 15 billion rial ($356,928) bail pending appeal. He was being held in Shiraz’s Adelabad jail.

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Jailed teacher Mohammad-Hossein Sepehri contracts Corona virus

Mohammad-Hossein Sepehri, a teacher jailed in Mashhad’s Vakilabad prison, has contracted Corona virus. Continue reading

Mounting teacher deaths linked to Corona virus!

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Esmail Abdi temporarily freed from jail

Esmail Abdi, the former General Secretary of the Tehran Teachers’ Trade Association, was temporarily released from jail on March 17th.

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Neda Naji released

After 303 days in detention, Neda Naji has been released temporarily. She was arrested at a peaceful May Day rally outside the Iranian regime’s parliament on May 1st 2019.
See also: Neda Naji: 300 days in prison!

Neda Naji: 300 days in prison!

Neda Naji

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Mahshahr petrochemical workers protest against layoffs

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Haft Tappeh workers on street protests and downing of Ukrainian airliner

Tehran, January 2020

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Hassan Saidi’s five-year sentence upheld!

Hassan Saidi, one of the May Day 2019 detainees and a member of the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company, had been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in a lower court. The appeal court has now upheld his sentence. Continue reading