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Beaten for Union Activities – Reza Shahabi Still in Prison

Reprinted from ITF: 20 February 2014 The ITF and the International Trade Union Confederation have approached the International Labour Organization for immediate intervention in the case of Reza Shahabi. Police beat Shahabi, treasurer of the ITF-affiliated Syndicate of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, following his arrest in 2010. The beatings reportedly caused [...]

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IFJ Gives Full Backing to Renewed Call for Reopening of Iranian Union Headquarters

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has given its full backing to a renewed call from Iranian journalists for the Tehran headquarters of IFJ affiliate, the Association of Iranian Journalists (AoIJ), to be reopened. Last Sunday, 26 January, 774 journalists in Iran wrote an open letter to the President of Iran, Hassan Rohani, appealing for [...]

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