Around 30 people gathered on November 28 for an evening of poetry and spoken word performances in commemoration of Shahrokh Zamani and in solidarity with all jailed labour activists in Iran. As with the similar fundraising evening on January 10, this event was organised by Janine Boothe and Alliance for Workers’ Liberty (AWL).

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Around 150 contract workers at Iran Marine Industrial Company (SADRA) in Bushehr, southern Iran, stopped work and gathered in front of the contractor’s office to protest over five months’ unpaid wages. Continue reading ‘SADRA platform workers strike over five months’ unpaid wages’

Contract workers in phase 13 of Asaluyeh began their protest in their dormitory on November 12. Continue reading ‘Fourth day of South Pars Phase 13 workers’ protest’

Shahrokh Zamani commemoration and fundraising event on November 28.

Remember Shahrokh Zamani! Iranian workers’ solidarity fundraiser
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Contract workers in phases 22 and 24 of the Asaluyeh Special Economic Zone protested for a third day, demanding their back-pay from the contractor.

Continue reading ‘Third day of protest by Asaluyeh phases 22 and 24 workers’

The workers of the Dorud Cast Iron and Steel factory, in Lorestan Province, went on strike on September 19 demanding payment of three and a half months’ unpaid wages. The plant’s more than 100 workers are also concerned that their boss may be trying to close down the mill.
Continue reading ‘Dorud Cast Iron and Steel workers’ strike: Day 12’

Rasoul Bodaghi, an activist teacher, has been condemned to a further three years in custody at the end of his jail sentence. He has therefore not been released from prison.

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