Iranian workers’ rights activists imprisoned
Two Iranian trade union leaders, Mansour Osanloo and Mahmoud Salehi, continue to be detained due to their peaceful campaigns for workers’ rights, said Peter Tatchell in an editorial for the Guardian on Thursday. “They have been beaten, denied medical treatment and imprisoned because of their legitimate activities as trade union organizers,” he said.
Independent trade unions are not permitted in
Over the last three weeks, several other workers have been fined and flogged in the city of
Protests took place on Thursday in more than 40 countries worldwide as part of Free Osanloo Action Day, coordinated by a group of trade unions.
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