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International Worker's Day

MP criticizes government for lack of May Day parade

Iranian MP Ali Mahjoub has slammed the government for failing to allow workers to march on International Workers Day. » read more

Workers still detained after May Day arrests

Labour activist Davood Razavi reports that workers arrested on or around International Workers’ Day remain in custody. » read more

Iranian official says workers should get permit for march

Ayatollah Rafsanjani, the head of Iran’s Expediency Council, has officially called on the administration to issue a permit for a march on International Workers’ Day. » read more

Iranian workers mark May Day with protest

A group of workers gathered in front of Iranian parliament on the occasion of the International Worker’s Day to protest against their inadequate wages in the face of rising inflation. » read more

Interior ministry evades May Day parade permit

The day before International Worker's Day, head of Iran's Workers House announced that the ministry of interior has refrained from responding to two applications from the official labour organization to mark May Day. » read more

Sanandaj May Day march halted by authorities

Iranian security forces cracked down on an independent march in Sanandaj organized to mark International Workers Day. » read more

Iranian workers denied right to march

With the Islamic Republic government refusing to allow a May Day march, labour organizations observed the occasion at several indoor venues. » read more