Category Archives: Haft Tappeh

Urgent: Labour rights activists risk torture in Iran

Amnesty International launches petition for the immediate release of Esmail Bakhshi and Sepideh Gholian.

Send an email to President Rohani from the Amnesty International UK website.


Ali Nejati released on medical leave

After many delays the Andishmak Prosecutor’s Office has finally granted Ali Nejati medical leave. He can now receive medical treatment in a hospital.

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Free Mohammad Khanifar!

On Sunday January 27th Mohammad Khanifar, a Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company worker, was arrested.

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Mehdi Gholian freed on bail

On Monday January 28th Mehdi Gholian was released on bail.

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Esmail Bakhshi re-arrested!

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Esmail Bakhshi: out of jail but still not really free!

Around two weeks after he was released, Esmail Bakhshi has still not been seen in public. The following is a summary of an interview with one of his relatives. It gives details of Mr Bakhshi’s situation and was published as a sound file by Shahed Alavi, a Kurdish journalist, on December 21st 2018. We have been unable to verify these details with the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union.

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Sepideh Gholian freed!

Sepideh Gholian has been freed.

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