Sunday, December 16, 2012

Iran: labor December 16 2012

The prices for electricity will increase veey strong next year.
Mehrnews reported that the deputy energy minister said that prices must rise to four times. He also said that Members of Parliament have already agreed to the increase, and the adjustments may come in two or three stages.
source: radiozamaneh

December 21 is Shalda Yalda and the birthday of student activist Zia Nabavi. Currently he is serving a prisonterm of 10 years in exile.
Persian2english calls for action to show solidarity and as a birthdaygift.
Among other things people can tweet a birthdaygreeting to Zia Nabavi with the hashtag #ZiaBDAY that wil, be collected by activists and compiled to create a large birthday card that will be sent to his family.
source: persian2english

On December 2 museum workers in Tehran staged a protest gathering by Cultural Heritage Organization demanding their backwages.
December 4 is an amendment to Labor Law sent to parliament.
While, the text of the amendment was not made public, on the basis of available leaks, it was found to be extremely limiting of some workers’ rights.
December 2 workers of Ahvaz Sugar Factory and their families staged a protest for 22 months of back wages and bonuses by the state office.
The economic tol due to sanctions and recession.
source: iranlaborreport


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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