Workers’ Struggles

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…)

By |December 13th, 2017|Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Iran: Statement by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union

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…)

By |October 18th, 2017|Campaigns, Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Reza Shahabi denied medical care!

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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By |September 28th, 2017|Campaigns, Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Reza Shahabi ends his hunger strike

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: 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…)

By |September 6th, 2017|Campaigns, Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Iran: Demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi

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…)

By |September 2nd, 2017|Campaigns, Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Reza Shahabi on the 24th day of his hunger strike

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…)

By |August 18th, 2017|Campaigns, Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Reza Shahabi: back in jail!

Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Strike: Thirty Workers Locked Out

On Thursday, June 22nd, a further escalation in the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane workers’ strike took place: the company’s security guards prevented thirty workers from entering the factory. The workers locked out by the bosses have between 18 and 22 years’ experience of working at the plant.

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By |July 1st, 2017|Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off on Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Strike: Thirty Workers Locked Out

Active Boycott of the Iranian regime’s phoney ‘elections’

Tomorrow, May 19th 2017, the Iranian regime will yet again hold phoney ‘elections’ to disguise the basic fact that it is one of the most repressive capitalist dictatorships in the twenty-first century. Along with the ‘presidential elections’ there will also be ‘local elections’ in Iran’s cities and villages.

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