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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Free all political prisoners in Iran!

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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Active Boycott of the Iranian regime’s phoney ‘elections’

Tomorrow, May 19th 2017, the Iranian regime will yet again hold phoney ‘elections’ to disguise the basic fact that it is one of the most repressive capitalist dictatorships in the twenty-first century. Along with the ‘presidential elections’ there will also be ‘local elections’ in Iran’s cities and villages.

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Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign – May Day 2017

The following is Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign’s short piece that was included in an internationalist leaflet distributed in London on May Day.

SZAC - May Day 2017 - London
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Solidarity from British trade unionists

In the run-up to May Day British trade unionists and socialist activists have been showing their support and solidarity for Iranian workers and their struggles for independent organisations, the right to strike and the release of all jailed workers. Here are some of those who supported the campaign.


Three reps from striking Picturehouse cinemas – Obi Saiq (Hackney), Tom (East Dulwich) and Kelly Rogers (Ritzy) – showing their solidarity with Iranian workers’ struggles.
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