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Trade Unionist Reza Shahabi on Hunger Strike

Board member of the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company Reza Shahabi began a hunger strike on Tuesday 22 November. Shahabi is a leading trade unionist and a symbol of working class resistance to the theocratic regime … Continue reading

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Strike by Bandar Imam Petrochemical workers enters its seventh day

On Saturday October 1, the Bandar Imam Petrochemical workers’ strike entered its seventh day. As on previous days, the workers of the Bandar Imam Petrochemical plant gathered in Mosharaf Square to protest in front of the head office of the … Continue reading

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Strike by Thousands of Workers in Mahshahr Petrochemical Complex

Workers of Bandar Imam Petrochemical Complex in Mahshahr have been on strike since Sunday 25th september 2011 . According to reports from Iran , workers from Arvand, Amirkabir, and Tondguyan Petrochemical plants  have joined this strike, making this the first nationwide … Continue reading

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Yassamine Mather on Rahe Kargar Radio (Farsi)

1 مجله بین المللی رادیو راه کارگر رسوائی بزرگ امپراطوری رسانه ای مردوخ، آیا انقلاب دوم مصر آغاز می شود ؟ گفتگوی نصرالله قاضی با یاسمین میظر بحران امپراطوری مردوخ ساختار مافیائی نظام رسانه ای حاکم بر جهان سرمایه داری … Continue reading

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Sponsor Workers Fund Iran supporters running in the Berlin Marathon!

Supporters of Workers Fund Iran will be pounding the streets in the Berlin marathon on September 25th . They will be getting their running shoes on to raise sponsorship money for the important and unique work of this charity – … Continue reading

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Student Ali Ajami on hunger strike

Ali Ajami, a 23 year old student activist has been on hunger strike for 6 days now along with 5 other political prisoners in Raja’i Shahr prison in Karaj. He was arrested in February 2010 at his parents village near … Continue reading

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Eighteen political prisoners on hunger strike in Iran

Persian2English – June 25 18 political prisoners in Evin and Rajai Shahr prisons have raised serious concern after launching hunger strikes. 12 of the political prisoners, who are held in Evin, began an indefinite hunger strike six days ago in … Continue reading

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Executions and repression intensify in Iran

With the continued threat of war, the sanctions siege and the dual political and economic crisis within Iran the repression of opposition forces is continuing and intensifying. On Tuesday May 17 two brothers, Mohammad (27) and Abdollah (29) Fathi, were … Continue reading

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Iran Workers Bulletin

Supporters of Hands of the People of Iran have produced a bulletin on working class struggle in Iran for trade unionists and anti-war activists. We will be giving out hundreds of copies at demonstrations, meetings and conferences over the coming … Continue reading

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Iran continues clamp down on student activists

Iranian authorities are continuing to clamp down on student activists by restricting their activities and throwing more activists in jail. As student organizations are faced with severe limitations on their activities, close to 70 student activists are currently in Islamic … Continue reading

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