Iran: A workers’ general strike is the secret to overthrowing the regime!

The following is the second statement of the IRMT on the recent protests in Iran. “Reformists, fundamentalists, it’s all over now!” is one of many anti-regime slogans that the masses have been chanting. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi has had a stroke while in prison

The following statement was published on the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company’s website on December 14th 2017. (more…)

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Iran: Statement by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union

This statement of the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union was issued after the second day of their latest strike. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi denied medical care!

Three weeks after conditionally ending his fifty-day hunger strike on September 27th, Reza Shahabi has still not received any medical treatment in a hospital. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi ends his hunger strike

After 50 days of hunger strike following his imprisonment, Reza Shahabi conditionally ended his hunger strike on September 27th.

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Reza Shahabi on the 50th day of his hunger strike

Today, 27 September 2017, is the 50th day of Reza Shahabi’s hunger strike. (more…)

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Iran: On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Mykonos restaurant assassinations

Twenty-five years ago, on September 17th 1992, three Kurdish opposition leaders and another activist were assassinated by the Iranian regime. These assassinations in Berlin were part of the regime’s campaign of eliminating opposition leaders – even those exiled in Europe. Although a number of people were jailed for this act of state-sponsored terrorism, the real architects of the plan are still part of the ruling elite in Iran. (more…)

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Iran: Demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi

The following is a report of a demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi on the 24th day of his hunger strike

After 24 days on hunger strike Reza Shahabi’s health is deterioration. His condition is now said to be serious. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi: back in jail!

Reza Shahabi, a member of the Executive Committee of the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company, was ordered to return to prison on August 8th. (more…)

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