Worker Activists in Iran Arrested

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Dec 15 2007 07:03
Worker Activists in Iran Arrested

E mail received today:

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WORKER-ACTIVISTS IN IRAN ARRESTED

December 14, 2007: A leading member of the bus syndicate in Iran was recently arrested. Today, Mohsen Hakimi and four other worker-activists had gone to the custody to see what was occurring and when there, they too were arrested. At this point, it is uncertain as to what the specific charges are.

It is imperative to express support for these worker-activists and spread this information widely. These worker-activists need international support and solidarity. We will keep you posted as to what is happening and alert you when there is new information.

In solidarity,
Against Wage_Labour Collective Activists

Devrim

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Dec 15 2007 13:00

"December 9: New student protests in Tehran University
Iranian students chant slogans beneath pictures of fellow students detained by the authorities during a demonstration at Tehran University. Hundreds of Iranian students held a new protest at Tehran University on Sunday, damaging the main gate to allow outsiders into the campus and denouncing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's news agencies reported."

http://www.hopoi.org/irannews%20-%20students%203.html

http://csukblog.wordpress.com/2007/12/05/support-the-iranian-student-movement/

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Dec 16 2007 02:56

bus drivers union has been targeted before, there are a few stories on the libcom newswire.