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SF Solidarity Meeting For Iranian Workers
Date Sunday November 03
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorUnited Public Workers For Action
Location Details
Bernal Library
Community Room
500 Cortland St.
San Francisco
11/3/19 SF Solidarity Meeting For Iranian Workers
Solidarity With Iranian Workers
Your Struggle Is Our Struggle!
We Face The Same Bosses
Urgent call for action in support of detained and tortured workers and labor activists in Iran
Sunday November 3, 2019 11:00 AM, Bernal Heights Library,500 Cortland St. San Francisco, CA

Free

Solidarity Forum & Video Screening

Join our solidarity meeting to protest the long pris- on sentenses and torture against workers and labor activists in Iran issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s judiciary.

There have been major strikes including the Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Workers’ Syndicate strike in which two strike supporters, Esmail Bakhshi and Sepideh Gholian were arrested on November 18, 2018 and released on bail in December 2018. They were rear- rested on January 20, 2019 when they reported that the police had tortured them to make false confes- sions.

Additionally the Tehran Bus Workers’ Syndicate union activists Reza Shahabi and Hassan Saeidi have also been arrested and subjected to repressive actions for supporting their strike action. These workers have been fighting privatization and cor- ruption. In some cases, workers have not been paid for more than 6 months.

Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Workers’ Syndicate, Iranian Teachers’ Trade association, Ahvaz steel workers and many other workers have been struggling for labor and human rights.

The struggle of Iranian workers is an issue for all workers including in the United States. We stand with our brothers and sisters in solidarity and de- mand that the government release the jailed trade unionists NOW!

We oppose the capitalist war on workers in the US and Iran and must build joint solidarity links and actions.

Sponsored by
United Public Workers For Action UPWA (http://www.upwa.info) Solidarity Committee With The Workers Of Iran

For more information please email us at : solidarity4workers [at] protonmail.com or info [at] upwa.info
iran-railway-workers-in-shahrud-stage-protest-strike.jpg
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Oct 23rd, 2019 8:22 PM
§Children Of Imprisoned Workers
by United Public Workers For Action Wednesday Oct 23rd, 2019 8:22 PM
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Children of imprisoned workers rallied in Iran
§Iranian Bus Workers Marching In Tehran
by United Public Workers For Action Wednesday Oct 23rd, 2019 8:22 PM
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Teheran bus workers are fighting for a union and their leaders have been arrested.

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