Archive for September, 2017

Urgent call: Reza Shahabi on his 41st day of hunger strike.

September 19, 2017

001Reza Shahabi is on his 41st day of hunger strike. According to an Urgent Action statement issued by the Amnesty International on September 18, 2017, Shahabi “is experiencing severe headaches and dizziness, drops in his blood pressure, worsening numbness on the left side of his body, burning sensations in his stomach and digestive problems. He is also believed to have lost about 13 kg. He was taken to the prison medical clinic on 31 August but did not receive the specialized medical care that he requires”. (more…)

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IASWI’s statement: In condemnation of the slaughter of cross- border porters in Iranian Kurdistan

September 13, 2017

00000The Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces have committed yet another crime and killed two innocent, hardworking cross-border porters (merchandise-carriers known in Iran as Kolbar). These two latest victims have joined the long list of other cross-border porters, who in order to earn a meager income resort to carrying heavy goods on their back or horseback, and cross borders between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan, (or between Iran and Pakistan) but become targets of the Islamic regime’s criminal security forces and never return to their families and loved ones. (more…)

CAMPAIGN TO FREE REZA SHAHABI AND ALL OF THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL PRISONERS WITH OUR CLASS STRUGGLE AND PERSISTANCE TO SUCCEED

September 8, 2017

Reza-ShahabyBased on a report by the Syndicate ofthe Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, in order to prevent the confiscation of the bail money by the prosecutor’s office, Reza Shahabi, a Board Member of the Syndicate, together with a number of members of this Syndicate, his family and friends, presented himself to the Rajaee Shahr Prison, on Tuesday, 8th of August, 2017, at 6:20 P.M, and eventually, he was imprisoned in The Rajaee Shahr Prison, on 9th of August, 2017. (more…)