Iran: trade unionists being rounded up around election anniversary

As well as the latest Urgent Action for Iranian bus workers union leaders Saeed Torabian and Reza Shahabi, global teacher union Education International reports on a death penalty, arrests and prison beatings.

Iranian trade unions are firmly committed to political independence, but they have been swept up in the general round up of opposition forces that is the way the Iranian government marks the anniversary of protests against the stolen election.

Global trade unions will protest again, however, as we always will – showing the Iranian regime that we will not abandon our colleagues in their struggle for freedom.

Owen Tudor

 

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