RAHANA – Last week, a flier calling on contract workers to go on a hunger strike was distributed at the Isfahan Steel Complex. Contract workers have suffered wage and benefit cuts since they became directly contracted by the factory. Currently, their wages and benefits are significantly below those of the company’s regular workers. According to… Continue reading Call for Hunger Strike at Isfahan Steel Complex
Declaration on the formation of the Provisional Workers Council in Isfahan’s Steel Company
Isfahan’s Steel Company is and has always been one of the largest industrial complexes in Iran. Despite this, and although workers have been involved in industrial action to improve their working conditions, Iran’s Steel Company workers have never benefited from the right to form any type of trade union , workers organisation… to defend their… Continue reading Declaration on the formation of the Provisional Workers Council in Isfahan’s Steel Company
27 December: Iran’s bloody Sunday
December 27 was the bloodiest and most violent convulsion in Iran since the June elections. Millions of ordinary Iranians came out onto the streets to use the Ashura ceremonies and mourning as a focal point of opposition protests. In every part of Iran security forces backed up by Basij militia and the revolutionary guard (Pasdaran)… Continue reading 27 December: Iran’s bloody Sunday
16 Azar: The entire regime is the target!
The 56th anniversary of a murder of a student by the Shah’s security forces during Vice-president Nixon’s visit in 1953 may prove to be the last held under the heel of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Possibly millions of students, youth and workers took to the streets in protests against the regime and the barbaric… Continue reading 16 Azar: The entire regime is the target!
Mass protests continue across Iran (Videos)
On November 4th students, workers and youth have formed mass demonstrations in 9 different districts in Tehran and in other cities such as Rasht, Isfahan and Shiraz. Below are some of the videos: