Global Day of Action for Iranian workers

free osanloo [free osanloo.jpg]World-wide protest demanding union rights for Iranian workers
Global Day of Action - Friday 26 June

The ITF, IUF and EI global union federations
have called a worldwide action day on June 26 to demand justice for Iranian workers.

Demonstrations will take place outside Iranian embassies and consulates across the globe to protest the ongoing denial of rights and arrests of trade unionists within the country.

Melbourne Rally:
Parliament station,
Corner Burke & Spring Street Melbourne
7:30am to 9am Friday 26 June
More information: Victor Moore, RTBU 0475 512 494

Canberra Rally:
outside the Iranian embassy
25 Culgoa Circuit O'Malley
12 noon Friday 26 June

Click here for campaign website

free osanloo [free osanloo.jpg]World-wide protest demanding union rights for Iranian workers
Global Day of Action - Friday 26 June

The ITF, IUF and EI global union federations
have called a worldwide action day on June 26 to demand justice for Iranian workers.

Demonstrations will take place outside Iranian embassies and consulates across the globe to protest the ongoing denial of rights and arrests of trade unionists within the country.

Melbourne Rally:
Parliament station,
Corner Burke & Spring Street Melbourne
7:30am to 9am Friday 26 June
More information: Victor Moore, RTBU 0475 512 494

Canberra Rally:
outside the Iranian embassy
25 Culgoa Circuit O'Malley
12 noon Friday 26 June

Click here for campaign website

 Iranian workers logo200 [iranian workers logo200.jpg]Amnesty International has backed this campaign which has been organised by:

• The ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation),

• EI (Education International),

• ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation), 

• IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations)


 Support jailed unionists

They are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of jailed trade union members and leaders including:

  • Mansour Osanloo,
  • Ebrahim Madadi,
  • Farzad Kamangar.

The global rallies will also call for the annulment of the one year prison sentences recently handed down against the five leaders of the Haft Tapeh Sugarworkers' Union, as well as the release of trade unionists arrested in Tehran on May Day.

More information: http://www.justiceforiranianworkers.org