The following is Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign’s short piece that was included in an internationalist leaflet distributed in London on May Day.
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.
At ten o’clock this morning hundreds of teachers and retired teachers across Iran went on protest.
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!
Letter of the Alborz Province Painters’ Union expressing solidarity with the rescue workers and firefighters who died at the Plasco building. Continue reading
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