Yesterday, Friday 15th of June at 12 noon 60 members of the Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ organizations and a number of labor activists were arrested in the city of Karaj. According to the latest news, Mitra Homayooni, Vafa Ghaderi, Reyhaneh Ansari, Khaled Hosseini, Mahmoud Salehi, Saeed Moghaddam, Cyrus Fathi, Ghaleb Hoss are amongst… Continue reading Mass arrest of trade unionists in Karaj
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 Sabzevar. During his arrest the regimes thugs violently attacked his family. After spending months in… Continue reading Student Ali Ajami on hunger strike
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 executed by the Islamic Republic. After being torture they were sentenced for being involved with… Continue reading Executions and repression intensify in Iran
Mansour Osanloo survives attempt on his life in prison
The head of the Bus Drivers Union, Mansour Osanloo was assaulted on Monday by an inmate in Karaj’s Rajai-Shahr Prison. RAHANA – Mansour Osanloo was assaulted today in Rajai-Shahr prison by an inmate who is said to be a former IRGC member. The inmate who was the attacker had the support and encouragement of prison… Continue reading Mansour Osanloo survives attempt on his life in prison
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!
Two teachers arrested in Karaj charged with attempting to organize strike
The suppressive agents of the State Security Forces attacked “Shohaday-e Saypa” technical school in Qalam Street of Karaj arresting two teachers at 11:00am on Tuesday. They were charged with planning to organize a strike on behalf of part time teachers. They were taken to undisclosed location. The employees and teachers of the educational establishment in… Continue reading Two teachers arrested in Karaj charged with attempting to organize strike