Category Archives: Repression

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

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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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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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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

Workers, teachers, students and pensioners arrested on May Day in Tehran

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Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on Jeremy Hunt’s trip to Iran

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on Jeremy Hunt’s trip to Iran and repression in Iran.

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Iran lorry drivers’ third strike: resilience against state repression

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