Archive for April, 2012

Long Live May 1st

April 25, 2012

                                                                                                                                                                              First First of May is the day of unity and international solidarity of the working class. It is a day to reaffirm and celebrate the fact that the workings class from Tehran to Shanghai; from Washington to Paris; from Baghdad to Ankara; from Cairo to Riyadh and from London to Johannesburg all share the same destiny. (more…)

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THE OBSERVATORY – PRESS RELEASE

April 19, 2012

IRAN: Trade unionist Reza Shahabi sentenced to six years of prison

Paris-Geneva, April 19, 2012. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), expresses its deepest concern about the sentencing of trade unionist Reza Shahabi to six-year imprisonment. (more…)

26th Communiqué from the Reza Shahabi Defence Committee

April 17, 2012

Reza Shahabi sentenced to six years imprisonment and torture and five years of silence

Reza Shahabi has now been sentenced to 6 years imprisonment by Judge Salavati in Branch 15 of Tehran’s “Islamic Revolutionary Court”, after being incarcerated and persecuted for more than 22 months. (more…)

Free Reza Shahabi Now

April 16, 2012

International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI) (more…)

On the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians at the hands of a US army soldier:

April 10, 2012

 Victims of Pentagon’s Killing Frenzy

 According to reports carried by the media, apparently a US Army staff sergeant stationed in southern Kandahar left his base in the early hours of March 11 and launched a harrowing house-to-house killing spree and callously shot dead sixteen defenceless civilians, including nine children. (more…)