Archive for July, 2014

Free Reza Shahabi now !

July 12, 2014

  Reza Shahabi ? an Iranian labour activist member of the executive committee of the VAHED Busرضا شهابی Union – has been on hunger strike for almost 40 days in prison in Iran. According to the latest reports from Tehran, his protest is now having grave physical effects on him and he has become paralysed down the left side of his body. (more…)

ITF demands Shahabi release

July 11, 2014

11 July 2014

ITF demands Shahabi release

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has demanded the release of Reza Shahabi, the imprisoned Iranian trade unionist and prisoner of conscience. Shahabi, who is the treasurer of the ITF member union the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (otherwise known as the Vahed union), was unjustly arrested in 2010 and is now on a hunger strike. (more…)