Category Archives: Workers’ struggles

Vahed Drivers’ Peaceful Protest For Reza Shahabi’s Release

The following is a statement by the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company translated by the Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign.
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Demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi

The following is a report of a demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi.

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Reza Shahabi on the 24th day of his hunger strike

After 24 days on hunger strike Reza Shahabi’s health is deterioration. His condition is now said to be serious.

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Reza Shahabi: back in jail!

Reza Shahabi, a member of the Executive Committee of the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company, was ordered to return to prison on August 8th.

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Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Strike: Thirty Workers Locked Out

On Thursday, June 22nd, a further escalation in the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane workers’ strike took place: the company’s security guards prevented thirty workers from entering the factory. The workers locked out by the bosses have between 18 and 22 years’ experience of working at the plant.

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HEPCO workers paid two months’ wages, owner “arrested”

After a month of strikes, demonstrations and marches the workers of HEPCO have been paid two months’ unpaid wages and the owner of the factory is reported to have been arrested!
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Haft Tappeh Pensioners End Their Protests

Haft Tappeh’s 150 pensioners ended their protests after a qualified agreement with the sugar cane industrial complex’s general manager on December 31st. Continue reading