Archive for March, 2009

Ali Nejati still incarcerated!

March 15, 2009

No News of Nejati’s whereabouts!
March 14, 2009 – According to the latest news from Iran , Mr. Ali Nejati is still incarcerated and even his family members have not been able to meet with him. His wife has gone to a number of different authorities, including the intelligence office of the city of Shoush and the Islamic Revolution Court in city of Dezful , but they all refused to provide her with any information about Mr. Nejati’s whereabouts. (more…)

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Abbas Hakimzadeh, (m) member of Central Council, Office for Strengthening Unity

March 13, 2009

MDE 13/017/2009 – 05 March 2009
UA 061/09 IRAN
Fear of torture / ill-treatment
Abbas Hakimzadeh, (m) member of Central Council, Office for Strengthening Unity
Mehdi Mashayekhi (m), Amir Kabir University Islamic Students Association (ISA) member
Nariman Mostafavi (m), ISA member
Ahmad Qasaban (m), ISA member (more…)

کمپین عفو بین الملل برای آزادی علی نجاتی رئیس هیئت مدیره سندیکای هفت تپه

March 12, 2009

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Trade unionist Ali Nejati was arrested on 8 March by Ministry of Intelligence officers, following a raid on his home on 28 February. He appears to have been taken to a Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in the province of Khuzestan. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression and association. (more…)

IRAN Ali Nejati (m), trade unionist

March 10, 2009

PUBLIC AI Index: MDE 13/019/2009

10 March 2009

UA 66/09 Prisoner of conscience

IRAN Ali Nejati (m), trade unionist

Trade unionist Ali Nejati was arrested on 8 March by Ministry of Intelligence officers, following a raid on his home on 28 February. He appears to have been taken to a Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in the province of Khuzestan. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression and association. (more…)

Free Ali Nejati Now!

March 9, 2009

March 8, 2009 – According to the latest news from Iran , intelligence agents raided the residence of Mr. Ali Nejati, the president of the board of directors of the Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company Workers’ Syndicate, and arrested Mr. Nejati on March 8, 2009. In the evening of February 28th, intelligence agents had raided the residence of Mr. Ali Nejati and searched his home and confiscated some documents related to the Syndicate. (more…)

اعتراض اتحادیه بین المللی کارگران صنایع مواد غذایی به موج جديد دستگيريها در هفت تپه!

March 4, 2009

1387/12/14 ساعت 19:36:33
IUF
Uniting Food, Farm and Hotel Workers World-Wide
New Arrests in Iran as Government Steps up Repression of Independent Sugar Union – Act Now (more…)

March 1, 2009 – A correction and update: The following report has been corrected and updated. The reported arrest of Mr. Nejati which was issued by a number of labour organizations in Iran on February 28th and March

March 2, 2009

1st was inaccurate. Please use the following version:

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Leaders of Haft Tapeh Workers’ Syndicate arrested

Labour activists fear more arrests (more…)

Mohsen Hakimi Freed from Evin PrisonMohsen Hakimi, a worker-activist and member of the Coordinating Committee to

March 1, 2009

Form Workers’ Organization, after enduring 2 months of imprisonment where he
spent 52 days in solitary confinement, was released midnight on February 18
th, 2009 from Ward 209 Evin Prison. His release was conditional with a
surety of more than $100,000. (more…)

Leaders of Haft Tapeh Workers’ Syndicate arrested Labour activists fear more arrests

March 1, 2009

February 28, 2009 – According to the latest news form Iran , Mr. Ali Nejati, president of the board of directors of the Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company Workers’ Syndicate, and Reza Rakhshan, the Public Relations director of the Syndicate and a board member, were arrested on February 28, 2009. Mr. Rakshan was summoned to the intelligent office on February 28th office and was immediately arrested upon his arrival there; later his home was raided by security forces and his belongings including some personal items and others that belonged to the Syndicate as well as books and computer were confiscated. (more…)