March 2012 (4)
Mar 12 2012 12:16AM
Iranian teacher trade unionist faces death penalty - protest now!
Iranian academic and teacher trade unionist Prof Abdolreza Ghanbari is facing the death penalty in Iran. Like many, his crime if "enmity towards God", a catch-all offence used primarily to trigger reference to revolutionary courts not...
Mar 7 2012 9:13AM
Fiji: action by four governments requested by unions
The TUC has joined with sister organisations in Australia, New Zealand and the USA to press our respective governments to take action over restrictions on union rights imposed by the military dictatorship that runs Fiji. These include...
Mar 3 2012 5:20PM
Defend Egyptian trade unionist Kamal Abbas: protect the Arab Spring
Kamal Abbas, the General Coordinator of the Egyptian Center for Trade Union and Worker Services (CTUWS) has just been sentenced to six months imprisonment for comments he made at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) last year. T...
Mar 3 2012 5:09PM
Good news: Liliany Obando released in Colombia
Colombian trade unionist, human rights defender and academic Liliany Obando was released from the Buen Pastor women's prison at 8:30pm on Thursday night, and was greeted by a delegation from the UK trade union solidarity organisation J...