Monday, April 09, 2012

Iran: part-time

Fars newsagency reported that the Iranian parliament's consolidation commission approved this years budget.
Out of 20 votes, 5 votes were cast in opposition and 4 members abstained.

On Satersuday were 12 christians tried in Rasht for different charges including "crimes against the order".
Their names are Pastor Matthias Haghnejad and his wife Anahita Khadeimi, Mahmoud Khosh-Hal and his wife Hava Saadetmend, Amir Goldoust, Mina Goldoust, Zhaina Bahremand, Fatemah Modir-Nouri, Mehrdad Habibzade, Milad Radef, Behzad Taalipasand and Amin Pishkar.

600 metalworkers of Metal Industries of Iran gathered in front of the president’s office to demonstrate against rights violations.
ILNA reported that the workers have been reduced from 1,200 to 800 workers, and  that the  management has consistently withheld wages in the past year, so that eight months’ worth is now owed.
Saturday,  workers of Shahab Car Manufacturing gathered in front of the Ministry of Labor to protest their jobloss.

The president of Women’s and Family Affairs Centre announced a plan to divide every officejob into two part-time jobs for women, providing them with one-half the usual salary.
According to this plan female employees will work 22 hours instead of 44. Fars newsagency reports that the head of Women’s and Family Affairs Centre said that this plan is made in response to the high number of educated women and the lack of job opportunities for them.
Women’s rights activists have criticized such measures as obstacles to women’s employment opportunities.


In Iran there are childoffenders, still on death row.
Children are being hanged to death.
A child will be hanged to death.

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