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Day: November 8, 2017

Yemen’s education crisis deepens as unpaid teachers continue to strike

Yemen’s education crisis deepens as unpaid teachers continue to strike With more than 1,700 schools already closed due to damage from armed conflict, the country’s teachers have gone on strike, desperate to be paid after one year, only adding to…

Mahmoud Salehi’s life is in great danger! Free Mahmoud Salehi Now!

Prominent jailed Iranian anti-capitalist labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi, has been transferred to a hospital in Saqez. His heart does not pump blood properly, and he has also lost both his kidneys during previous incarceration.  He might die if he is…

Sample protest letter against repression of labour activists in Iran (updated November 7, 2017)

Please send urgent protest letters to the Iranian government authorities demanding the immediate and unconditional freedom of all jailed and prosecuted labour activists. We are writing this to protest against the Islamic Republic of Iran ongoing persecution and repression of…

Indonesia: workers fighting for their rights following instant factory closure by pineapple giant GreatGiant Pineapple

In May 2016 management at the Umas Jaya Agrotama factory in Lampung, Indonesia announced the plant’s immediate closure, without prior notice or negotiations with the union. After more than one-and-a-half years, two hundred workers at the facility, the majority of…

Reza Shahabi’s message from Rajaee Shahr prison

With warmest greetings, I would like to take this moment to express my utmost gratitude and thanks to all the workers, Syndicate members, students, social activists, all the families and liberated individuals who have protested against my unjust incarceration and…

Tehran bus workers’ Syndicate continues to be under attack

Davood Razavi appeared in the court of appeal Ebrahim Madadi summoned by the court Reza Shahabi’s message from Rajaee Shahr Prison IASWI: According to a statement by Vahed Syndicate, Mr. Davood Razavi, a member of the board of directors of…

IndustriALL affiliates demand to respect workers’ rights in the materials industries

The industries in the sector change rapidly, the whole industry is in a constant consolidation and change. Mergers, acquisitions and consolidations in the industries have changed the profile, industrial footprint and strategies of the major multinationals. As in many other…