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ITF urges Iran to drop Davood Razavi case

The ITF has today written to Iranian leader Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei to urge the immediate and unconditional end to the case against Davood Razavi, a director of the Tehran bus workers’ union…


Global unions call on ILO to intervene on Iran

The ITF was joined today by the ITUC and fellow global trade union organisations in asking for urgent ILO (International Labour Organization) action over widespread cases of brutality against trade…


ITF condemns Shahabi jail sentence

The ITF has condemned as illegal and inhumane the jail sentence imposed on Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, and has demanded his immediate and unconditional freedom and return to work.


ITF and ITUC protest harassment of labour…

The general secretaries of the ITF and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have jointly written to Ayatollah Khamenei to protest against the ongoing harassment of labour activists in…


Update: Shahabi released to civilian hospital

It has now been confirmed that Reza Shahabi, the imprisoned Iranian trade unionist and prisoner of conscience, has called off his hunger strike following his release on medical grounds to a civilian…


Workers fight for decent conditions

Transport workers in Iran continued the fight back against reported ongoing anti-union behaviour with a protest at Iranian government offices earlier this month.