Archive for October, 2017

Well-known labour activist and former political prisoner Mohammad Jarahi dies of cancer. The Iranian labour movement holds government responsible for Jarahi‚Äôs death.

October 9, 2017

untitledMohammad Jarahi, a well-known and highly respected labour activist in Iran, died of thyroid cancer and a wide range of complications and other illnesses caused as a result of the lack of proper treatment during his five-year long imprisonment. He passed away on October 5, 2017 in Shohada Tajrish hospital in Tehran and was buried on October 6th in City of Tabriz. Many labour and social activists attended his funeral. He was about 59 years old. (more…)