Category Archives: Haft Tappeh

Haft Tappeh: workers’ representatives’ assembly is superior to a trade union and the Islamic Council

The following is a post published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

“At Haft Tappeh we have proved that a [workers’] representatives’ assembly is superior to a trade union and the Islamic Council” – from Ebrahim Abbasi’s speech.

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Haft Tappeh: Day one of latest strike and protest

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

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Haft Tappeh: Day fifteen of widespread strike and protest

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

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Sham election and Haft Tappeh’s economic-political-security siege and sanctions

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel on June 18th 2021, the day of the Iranian regime’s election.

Haft Tappeh workers at the Shush Governor’s Office, August 2020.
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Arrested Haft Tappeh workers released

Mohammad Khanifar
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Haft Tappeh workers: Threats of assassination and murder

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

Threats of assassination and murder

The lives of Haft Tappeh labour activists and their families are in danger!

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Haft Tappeh workers: We condemn the court summons of Ali Nejati, our retired colleague!

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

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Corona vaccination: Immediate – Free – Universal

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

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Tehran protest in support of Haft Tappeh workers

On December 23rd tens of students, pensioners, teachers and political activists demonstrated in front of the Iranian regime’s Justice Department in Tehran.

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Haft Tappeh workers: No to privatisation!

The following is a short message published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent channel on Telegram. Omid Asadbeigi is the former CEO and Mehrdad Rostami the Chairman of the Board of Haft Tappeh.

No to privatisation!
What do the Haft Tappeh workers want?

1. We, the workers of Haft Tappeh, do not want privatisation in any form.
2. We don’t want a handover to the likes of Asadbeigi and Rostami. We don’t want a handover to a competent private employer. A competent private [employer] means a more crooked and more thieving private [employer]: ‘A thief with a lamp, will rob you even more!’
3. We don’t want a fake privatisation; that is, a private appearance and a handover to state agents and families.
4. We don’t want a transfer to the bankrupt Social Security Organisation instead of a state loan. The Social Security Organisation would also gamble in the stock market and give the shares back to the likes of Asadbeigi.
5. We, the workers, say: Privatisation should be revoked, revoked categorically. The company should be state-owned under the supervision of the workers.

A group of Haft Tappeh workers from different sections [of the plant]

[16 December 2020]

Source: Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel

Translation: Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign