Category Archives: Campaign

May Day detainees still in jail after 100 days!

Marzieh Amiri, Atefeh Rangriz and Neda Naji are still in jail 100 days after they were arrested on May Day 2019.

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Sepideh Gholian is now on hunger strike!

Sepideh Gholian went on hunger strike on the morning of Saturday 3rd August 2019. She will be on hunger strike until her trial on July 27th. She is protesting against the way the Iranian regime’s authorities have treated her and her parents, as well as the several prison transfers. She is now in Gharchak prison, about 800km from home. Continue reading

Iran May Day detainees still in jail

The following is a statement released by @Maydayarrests, a Telegram channel set up for publicising the plight of activists arrested on May Day 2019. It was published on June 17th.

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Sepideh Gholian transferred to Gharchak jail

On Monday June 3rd Sepideh Gholian was transferred from Evin prison to Gharchak jail in Varamin. Continue reading

Most Haft Tappeh workers freed

According to a report  publicised by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union on May 19th, all Haft Tappeh workers who were arrested during the past few days while protesting in or near the sugar complex have now been released on bail.

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May Day solidarity with Iranian workers

The following is the SZAC May Day 2019 statement, including a link to our petition for the release of Esmail Bakhshi, Sepideh Gholian and all jailed workers and political prisoners. Continue reading

Esmail Bakhshi’s life is in danger!

According to a report received by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union, during a family visit on February 24th Esmail Bakhshi passed out and his family feared for his life. Continue reading