Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Iran: further

The strikers at Tehran Metal Industries plant Number 1 went back to work following weeks of strike.
They received a month wages and a third of the second month and back bonuses.
60 Abadan Zamzam Soft drinkfactory workers are expelled following several days of strike.
They were protesting not having wages in March and April. Some workers were member of Islamic Labor Councils in the factory.The expelled workers have been working at the factory from 4 to 15 years. The productionunit and the factory are closed.
The website of Tehran and Municipality Vahed Bus Workers Syndicate, was blocked in the morning of June 13th.
The Syndicate stated that the blocking of its site in the same week that two members of their board, Misers Saeed Torabian and Reza Shahabi, were arrested is a sign of additional pressure to stop unionactivities.
They condemn such actions and ask all to inform the public of the new address for the syndicatesite.
source: Iran Labor Report

It looks like the trialhearings of the 7 Bahai are ended.
Saturdaymorning they had to appear to branch 28 of the revolutionary court and shortly after that they were transported back to Evin prison.
The representative of Baha’i International Community on the United Nations confirmed that it looks like the trial is ended but had no further information.
Fariba Kamalabadi, Jamaloddin Khanjani, Afif Naeimi, Saeid Rezaie, Mahvash Sabet, Behrouz Tavakkoli, and Vahid Tizfahm are already detained for more then 2 years.
source: Streetjournalist.

June 14, 2010 the students on the university of Tehran marked the anniversary of the day the student dormitories were violently attacked by basij and many students were brutally beaten and many were arrested.
Video's of the attack and the protest.

Mir Hossein Mousavi made a statement on the June 12th events and the attacks on the Marja's(the highest ranking religious spiritual leaders).
English translation.

enduring america

In Iran there are childoffenders, still on death row.

Children are being hanged to death.
A child will be hanged to death.
Poster amnesty.nl

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