From the TUC

Iranian Government – predictable repression of trade unions

27 Dec 2008, By

As predicted in this blog, the Iranian regime has indeed used the holiday season to crack down on Iranian trade unionists. Just days after labour writer Mohsen Hakimi was seized, bus worker union leader Ebrahim Madadi was arrested too. Meanwhile Channel 4 in the UK chose to broadcast a ‘Christmas message’ from Iranian President Ahmadinejad. My colleague Nigel Stanley, writing on the TUC Touchstone blog, described their decision to do so as wrong, and an Iranian blogger was ruder.

One Response to Iranian Government – predictable repression of trade unions

  1. Mac Urata
    Dec 28th 2008, 10:48 pm

    The ITF’s online protest is now live!
    please visit and send your message.

    http://www.itfglobal.org/solidarity/Iran.cfm