international workers’ day
Authorities Routinely Refuse Medical Treatment to Political Prisoners September 16, 2015—Labor activist Shahrokh Zamani died of a stroke on September 13, 2015, at Rajaee Shahr Prison in the Iranian city of Karaj, days after prison authorities refused him medical treatment. Zamani had repeatedly gone to the prison infirmary during the previous days, reporting severe chest […]... read more
(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