Tuesday, August 20, 2019 04:56

Iranian labour activists

Labour activist arrested before Workers' Day

Iranian labour activist Zabiollah Bagheri was arrested in Esfahan this week, according to the Committee of Human Rights Reporters » read more

Iranian labour activist serves out jail term

Iranian labour activist Ebrahim Madadi was released today after three and half years in an Iranian jail. » read more

Labour activist protests jail term with hunger strike

Jailed Iranian labour activist Reza Shahabi has begun a dry hunger strike, his wife revealed today. » read more

Labour activist gets six years

The Iranian judiciary has sentenced labour activist Reza Shahabi to six years in jail and a five-year ban from labour activism. » read more

Do you know what it means to be destitute?

Akbar Falahzadeh describes the deteriorating situation for workers in the Islamic Republic with ever-rising inflation, the decline of the manufacturing sector and mismanagement of the economy. » read more

Another labour activist arrested in Tehran

Iranian authorities have arrested another labour and human rights activist in Tehran. » read more

Rights group denounces arrest of Iranian labour activists

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders has issued a call to action regarding the recent arrest of labour activists in Iran and called for their immediate and unconditional release. » read more

Labour activist arrested in Sanandaj

Sheys Amani, an executive member of the Union of Free Workers of Iran, has been arrested by Iranian authorities. » read more

Labour activist ends hunger strike

A jailed Iranian labour activist has ended a 30-day hunger strike after being hospitalized. » read more

Lawyer calls for release of labour activist

The lawyer for jailed labour activist Reza Shahabi has denounced his client's undetermined judicial state and called for his release. » read more