Ayatollah Khamenei says the situation in Gaza is the Islamic world’s leading concern and Palestinians need to be supported in every way. Iran’s Supreme Leader said the forced insistence on a ceasefire is only aimed at saving the “Zionist regime.” » read more
Civil activists in Iran are seriously concerned about the lack of medical facilities and services for political prisoners in Iran. Six political prisoners in Oroumiyeh Prison are said to be in a grave state of health. » read more
Paridokht Najafi has become the first female appointee to the position of prefect in Ilam Province.
Ilam Governor Mohammdreza Morvarid appointed Najafi as the Prefect of Eyvan, ISNA reported on Monday July 28. Prior to this appointment, Najafi was deputy prefect of Eyvan for women’s affairs. » read more
Saeed Mortazavi, the former head of the Social Security Fund, has been summoned to court for the charge of “embezzlement, malversation, and illegal seizure of private property.” The charges have been brought against him by a number of workers covered by the Social Security Fund. » read more
Conservative MP Ali Motahari has once again condemned the house arrest of MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi, saying recent statements by Prosecutor General Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejei indicate that he has condemned them to life imprisonment without a trial or a chance to defend themselves. » read more
Planters and other workers at the Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company staged a sit-in on the factory premises on Monday July 28 to protest delays in the payment of their wages.
ILNA reports that one of the workers said that following repeated protests, the company has now paid half of their wages for the month of May but still owes for the rest of May and all of June. » read more
The Ministry of Labour has called on Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baghher Ghalibaf to revoke the directive for gender segregation in city offices. The ministry maintains that the directive violates the International Labour Convention’s anti-discrimination provisions. » read more