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A plea to the Liberal conscience of the global village, A statement by a group of writers, artists and journalists Against Turkish military invasion of Afrin (Syrian Kurdistan)!

February 4, 2018

20171022-screenshot-35444a7b3-imageTo The free and freedom-loving people of the world:

In the past two days, the Turkish army has carried out a deadly military attack on the Syrian territory against the people of Rojava (The Democratic Federation of Northern Syria) and the defensive forces of the democratic, self-governing canton of Afrin. According to the latest reports, the Turkish military air force jet fighter, using 72 aircraft, carried out at least 154 airstrikes against the people of Afrin Canton, and with the bombardment of the city center and areas such as Madras, Rajov, Shara, Shirava and Mobat, killed and wounded at least dozens of citizens in this area. (more…)


Don’t Forget the Brave Girl of the Revolution Street ! To Women’s Rights Organizations and Women’s Rights Activists, To Human Rights Organizations

January 31, 2018

4f57f036f0Vida Movahed, who was arrested because of her public protest against the Islamic compulsory law of the Hijab and restricted women’s rights is conditionally released from prison after massive international pressure on the Islamic regime. Under a peaceful protest on Revolution Street in Tehran, she used her white head scarf as a white flag as a sign for a nonviolence protest. She is 31 years old and she has a 19 month old daughter.  (more…)

IASWI statement on the new wave of mass protests in Iran

January 4, 2018


Mass protests in over 50 cities across Iran have been taking place since December 28th amid heavy security to raise people’s voices against massive poverty, skyrocketing cost of living, vast corruption and embezzlement by officials on all levels as well as brutal political repression. (more…)

Statement, Free Reza Shahabi immediately and unconditionally!

January 1, 2018

sendikaThe undersigned workers’ organizations have been following the situation of Reza Shahabi, a member of the board of directors of the Syndicate of Workers of the Bus Company of Tehran and the Suburbs, for many years. Reza Shahabi’s activities in defence of the rights of workers in Iran are entirely within the framework of the internationally recognized standards and the ILO conventions. Reza Shahabi has been arrested many times for his activities and has spent about 6 years in prison. (more…)

Déclaration,Liberté immédiate et sans condition pour Reza Shahabi!

December 25, 2017

Reza-ShahabyLes organisations de travailleurs soussignées suivent avec attention depuis longtemps la situation de Reza Shahabi, membre du conseil d’administration du Syndicat des travailleurs de la compagnie de bus de Téhéran et de la banlieue. Les activités de Reza Shahabi en faveur des droits des travailleurs en Iran se situent entièrement dans le cadre des conventions de l’OIT. Or, Reza Shahabi a été arrêté plusieurs fois pour ses activités et a passé près de six ans en années en prison. (more…)

à Son excellence Ali Khamenei, Guide suprême, à Son excellence Hassan Rouhani, Président de la république Islamique d’Iran, à Son excellence Sadeqh Larijani, Responsable de la justice

December 16, 2017

sendikaVos excellences,

Les organisations syndicales françaises signataires de cette lettre, s’adressent à vous afin ‎d’attirer votre attention sur la situation de Réza Shahabi. Membre de la direction du syndicat de la ‎Régie des transports de Téhéran et de sa banlieue (Vahed), c’est un prisonnier mondialement connu en raison de son action en ‎faveur des droits des travailleurs. (more…)

Reza Shahabi suffers stroke in prison, Free Reza Shahabi Now!

December 15, 2017

reza shTehran bus workers’ syndicate reported today that, during the family’s visit with Reza Shahabi on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the left half of his face was flat and under his eyes had a special sink. Reza had informed the prison’s doctor and they detected that he had a mild stroke. Despite his stroke, according to the latest news, the prison authorities have so far refused to transfer him to a hospital outside the prison. (more…)

Please circulate widely: CUPE: Speak out against the persecution and repression of labour activists in Iran

December 4, 2017

77988We call on the Government of Iran to immediately and unconditionally free all jailed labour activists and political prisoners in the country, and put an end to the arrests and repression of labour activists. (more…)

Mahmood Salehi:  We have to fight for freedom, We Have To Fight For Freedom! Worker s Organizations & Activists! The Workers Syndicate Abroad! Human Rights Advocates! Freedom-loving Social and Regular Media Activists! Dear Friends and Comrades!

November 29, 2017

23032462_1620070118013996_6633714032773949670_nDuring my 27 days of incarceration, by and far I was aware of your activities, protesting my recurring imprisonment; I witnessed your efforts and unsparing activities of each one of you to reflect and communicate my difficult physical situation in prison; I witnessed your sincere activities to enroll the support of workers organizations, syndicates, and political parties both within Iran and abroad; I am of the knowhow of your efforts to get the attentions of parliamentarians and human rights and civil liberty advocates; I came to know about your participations in the actions, meetings and support rallies to mobilize and galvanize the attention and support s for my release and other imprisoned workers. (more…)

Strongly condemn the inhumane treatment of imprisoned Iranian labour activists Mahmoud Salehi and Reza Shahabi

November 14, 2017

saMahmoud Salehi and Reza Shahabi must be hospitalized immediately

 Salehi is close to death! Urgent action and intervention needed!

 According to a statement by Mahmoud Salehi Defense Committee on November 11, 2017, the Judiciary and Intelligence forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in a joint decision, blocked all attempts by Mahmoud’s family for his medical leave, and on (more…)