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Iranian labour activists

Jailed labour activist taken to hospital

Jailed Iranian labour activist Reza Shahabi has been transferred to hospital after three weeks on a hunger strike. » read more

Iranian labour activist re-arrested

Iranian labour activist Ebrahim Madadi, who had been released from prison on a furlough 10 days ago, returned to prison today in Tehran. » read more

Prominent activists urge end to hunger strike

A group of prominent Iranian political activists has urged jailed labour activist Reza Shahabi to end his hunger strike over concern for his health. » read more

International rights group condemns harassment of Iranian union activists

The ongoing arbitrary detention of trade unionists and human rights defenders in Iran is cause for grave concern, says the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders » read more

Iranian authorities release labour activist

Iranian labour activists have welcomed the release of Ebrahim Madadi, the deputy head of the Tehran Bus Drivers Union. » read more

Detained labour activist on hunger strike

Iranian labour activist Reza Shahabi has begun a hunger strike in jail in protest of his undetermined judicial status. » read more

Rights group urges Iran to end crackdown on labour activists

Amnesty International has called on the Islamic Republic to recognize independent labour unions and end the crackdown on labour activists. » read more

Jailed labour activist taken to hospital

Jailed Iranian labour activist, Mansour Osanlou has been moved to hospital following a critical decline in his health in prison. » read more

Iranian intelligence summons labour activists before May Day

Labour activists in Sanandaj, the capital of the northwestern province of Kurdistan, have been called before the ministry of intelligence in the lead-up to International Worker's Day. » read more

Iranian labour activists to face trial

As International Workers’ Day approaches, the Islamic Republic judiciary has announced the trial dates for a number of detained members of Tehran’s Vahed public transit drivers union. » read more