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Month: May 2017

Microsoft on Trust, Privacy and the GDPR

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Education International (EI)l: Urgent Action to Help Free Esmail Abdi

Iran Urgent Action Appeal Education International reiterates its call for global solidarity and urges Iranian public authorities to immediately release imprisoned education union leader Esmail Abdi, whose hunger strike is taking a toll on his health. Education International (EI) has…

Cannabis in the Workplace: Employers/employee’s rights, testing and medical use

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Video: Mine workers protest against IRI’s Hasan Rouhani outside Yort mine following explosion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGF8MDw9ywU&feature=youtu.be Iran: May 7, 2017: Mine workers protest against the Islamic Republic of Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani outside Yort (Yurt) mine following the May 3rd explosion that have killed about 35 workers and inured tens of others. Workers stopped Rouhani’s…

Iranian government and employers responsible for the tragedy at Zemestan-Yort mine in Golestan province

At least 35 mine workers have died and scores injured after an explosion in northern Iran on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  We believe the Iranian government and the mine owners are directly responsible for the explosion at Zemestan-Yort mine in…

The Day I Snapped (Mental Health Documentary) – Real Stories

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Iran: Behnam Ebrahimzadeh freed after 7 years!

Well-known Iranian labour and children’s rights’ activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, was released from Rajee Shahr prison, on May 1, 2017, after spending nearly 7 years in prison.    May 2, 2017: IASWI and many other labour solidarity organizations around the world…

Iranian imprisoned teacher, Esmail Abdi, on a hunger strike since April 30, 2017; hunger strike solidarity on the way!

Esmail Abdi, who is currently incarcerated in section 350 of Evin Prison, has gone on a hunger strike since April 30, 2017 (Iranian Calendar: Ordibehesht 10, 1396).  *Also, on the occasion of Teacher’s Day (Ordibehesht 12, 1396/ May 2, 2017),…