Urgent: Iranian labour activist close to death

 

Long-time labour activist Mahmoud Salehi, has been transferred from his jail cell to a regional hospital with failing heart and kidney functions. Mahmoud is in grave danger of dying if not transferred to a better hospital.  In the meantime, Reza Shahabi, another labour activists serving time in jail, has released a letter protesting his ongoing repression by the authorities. In another case, poet and civil rights activist Reza Ekvanyan has been sentenced to three years jail and 40 lashes for one of his poems. There is an ongoing solidarity campaign around the world to protest against the Iranian government and its repressive policies against labour and human rights activists.

Mahmoud Salehi in Hospital, Saqez, Nov 2017

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