Iran: Dozens of workers and labour activists arrested at May Day gatherings in Iran

International Liberty Association: Dozens of Iranian workers and labour activists were arrested in rallies marking International Labour Day in Tehran.Labour rights activists Asal Mohammadi, Hirad Pirbodaghi, Saeed Malayeri, are among those arrested outside the Iran Labour Ministry. Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company... Read More

Iran: Deputy Head of the Free Union of Workers Parvin Mohammadi to be jailed

Parvin Mohammadi International Liberty Association: The First Branch of the Unit Implementing the Verdicts at Evin Courthouse summoned Vice President of the Free Union of Iranian Workers Parvin Mohammadi on 20 December 2020.Ms. Mohammadi has been ordered to appear before the court within five days. (SANA website). Deputy Head of the... Read More

Iran: Labor activist Arrested & Taken to Unknown Place

International Liberty Association: Jalil Mohammadi, a labor activist and a member of the Coordination Committee to form trade unions, was arrested by security forces and taken to an unknown location. Jalil Mohammadi, labor activist and Kurdish citizen, was arrested at his workplace and was taken to an unknown place. According to the... Read More

Labour activist has been sentenced to prison and lashes.

Tehran Revolutionary Court has sentenced Nahid Khodajoo, a labour rights activist, who was arrested during Labour Day demonstrations on 1 May, to six years in jail and 74 lashes. The sentence was issued by notorious Judge Iman Afshari at the Branch 26 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court. Nahid Khodajoo, a member of the board of directors... Read More