On April 19 Ali-Reza Hashemi, the General Secretary of the Iranian Teachers’ Organisation, was arrested at home and taken to Evin prison.

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Thousands of teachers in Iran have once again demonstrated in many cities and towns.

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Manijeh Sadeghi

On March 30 Manijeh Sadeghi, a labour and children’s rights activist, was once again arrested and taken to Sanandaj’s Central Prison.

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Today, Thursday April 16 2015, a number of comrades active in the ‘Iranian workers are not alone!’ campaign, as in previous years, and this time on the eve of May Day, distributed posters in support of Behnam Ebrahimzadeh and Manijeh Sadeghi, two jailed labour activists.

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