Archive for July, 2011

Renewed campaign for release of all imprisoned labour activists in Iran

July 18, 2011

Labour activists in Iran continue to pay a heavy price for the achievement of their basic rights.  It has always been a policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) to persecute worker activists by intimidations, kidnapping and arrest without charge, or sentencing them to long imprisonment in shambolic and unjust trials. Even while in prison, their basic rights as a human being is being violated. Now the regime is doing its utmost to make this sort of treatment of labour activists to become of the norm. Therefore, there is frequent news of more workers activists being persecuted. Recent incidents confirm this. (more…)