international workers’ day

May 8, 2009

Release All Activists Detained on May Day

Release All Activists Detained on May Day (8 May 2009) The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran called for the release of all labor activists and six members of the One Million Signatures Campaign still in detention after their violent arrest on 1 May as they gathered to peacefully celebrate the International Workers' Day, and called on the International Labor Organization (ILO) to condemn the arrests. "The brutal and illegal treatment of workers in Iran seeking respect for their rights deserves to ... read more