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teacher trade unionist Mohammed Habibi sentenced to ten and a half years in prison

Education International strongly condemns the prison sentence imposed on Mohammad Habibi, an Iranian teacher and a member of the board of directors of the Iranian Teachers’Trade Association of Tehran.The sentence is for ten and a half years of confinement. On…

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…

CUPE Ontario: Free Iranian jailed labour activist Reza Shahabi now!

 https://cupe.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/RezaShahabi-SupportLetter-Sept-2017.pdf    

Education International and ITF: Iran: Support needed to free unjustly imprisoned trade unionists

Link: https://www.ei-ie.org/en/detail/15325/iran-support-needed-to-free-unjustly-imprisoned-trade-unionists Education International (EI) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are particularly concerned about the fate of two Iranian trade unionists. Reza Shahabi and Esmail Abdi have been detained because of their defence of workers’ concerns and their trade…

TUC General Secretary writes to Iranian Ambassador calling for the immediate release of Reza Shahabi

Source: https://www.tuc.org.uk/node/127388 TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady writes to the Iranian Ambassador to demand the President of Iran immediately releases imprisoned Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi and denounces their decision to deny Mr Shahabi the medical leave he is due. …