Category Archives: Political prisoners

Mohammad Davari arrested by intelligence officers

Mohammad Davari, a 26-years-old political and labour activist, was arrested by agents of the Intelligence Ministry on October 2nd. Continue reading

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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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Six HEPCO workers still in custody in Arak

HEPCO workers and the riot police

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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

Marzieh Amiri’s sham trial

Marzieh Amiri, one of the detainees of Labour Day 2019, is a correspondent for Shargh newspaper and a student of social sciences at the University of Tehran. On August 13th she was tried at Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran.

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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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