Category Archives: Workers’ struggles

Khuzestan Pipe Factory: closed down and sold as scrap metal!

The following is a message by the Khuzestan Vanguard Socialist Workers’ Cell on the destruction of the Khuzestan Pipe Factory in south-western Iran.

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Ahvaz steelworkers’ protests continue

Iran National Steel Industrial Group workers, 27 July 2022.
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Reza Shahabi and Hassan Saeedi: on hunger strike and in solitary!

The following message was published on the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company’s Telegram Channel on June 30th 2022.

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The war in Ukraine is a war against workers

The following message was published on the Haft Tappeh Workers’ Independent Channel on Telegram on February 28th 2022.

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Sepideh Gholian’s life is in danger!

The physical condition of Sepideh Gholian – a student, social rights’ activists and journalist imprisoned in Bushehr Prison – has deteriorated due to contracting COVID-19.

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Steelworkers demand better pay and conditions in Ahvaz

Steelworkers demand better pay and conditions in Ahvaz, February 13th.
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Haft Tappeh: workers’ representatives’ assembly is superior to a trade union and the Islamic Council

The following is a post published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

“At Haft Tappeh we have proved that a [workers’] representatives’ assembly is superior to a trade union and the Islamic Council” – from Ebrahim Abbasi’s speech.

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Haft Tappeh: Day one of latest strike and protest

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

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Day 45 of oil workers’ strike in 112 facilities in 35 cities

The following is a statement published on the Voice of Iran’s Oil Workers Telegram channel.

Day 45 of oil workers’ strike in 112 facilities in 35 cities

The forty-fifth day of oil workers’ strike in 112 refineries, petrochemical centres and power plants in 35 cities

The nationwide strike of contract workers in the oil and petrochemical industries, which began on June 19th in protest against low wages and difficult working conditions, continues on Monday, August 2, for the forty-fifth consecutive day.

The strike of the contract workers has so far spread to refineries, petrochemical industries, power plants and facilities related to the oil industry in the cities of Tehran, Arak, Esfahan, Ahvaz, Abadan, Mahshahr, Jask, Asaluyeh, Gachsaran and others.

Translation: Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign

Haft Tappeh: Day fifteen of widespread strike and protest

The following is a statement published on the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Company workers’ independent Telegram channel.

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