Category Archives: Haft Tappeh

Sepideh Gholian freed!

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Fourteen Haft Tappeh workers arrested on the fourteenth day of their strike

On October 6th, the fourteenth day of the latest Haft Tappeh strike, fourteen of the company’s workers were arrested by the Iranian regime’s security agencies and security police. Continue reading

Day four of new Haft Tappeh strike

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Haft Tappeh workers, 26.9.2019

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Haft Tappeh workers and activists sentenced to 110 years in prison!

The Iranian regime so-called judiciary has recently passed many long custodial sentences on labour activists. Some have also been sentenced to flogging! Continue reading

Sepideh Gholian’s defence lawyer threatened with arrest

Sepideh Gholian’s trial began on August 3rd 2019. The following is a statement by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union, issued on August 10th.

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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

Harassment of Haft Tappeh workers, supporters and family members

The Haft Tappeh workers’ independent channel on Telegram has published a list of workers, supporters and family members who have been arrested, interrogated, as well as intimidated and harassed in other ways during the struggles of the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union. The list even includes people who happened to be guests in workers’ homes when they were raided by the police, Intelligence Ministry or other authorities of the Iranian regime. Continue reading