Archive for March 11th, 2022

International Women’s Day:

An Overview of Women’s Rights and its Defenders in Iran In many countries, International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8 March, is designated to commemorate women’s historical struggle for rights, honour their sacrifices, and celebrate their cultural and political achievements. The […]

Canadian Trade Union, TSSU, stands in solidarity with Iranian teachers protests

The Teaching Support Staff Union stands in solidarity with members of the Iranian Teachers Trade Associations (ITTA) who have been protesting for salary raises, better retirement plans and releasing their activists and people who have been arrested in protests. A […]

CODIR Calls for the Release of Political Prisoner Shakila Monfared

On 3 March 2022, political prisoner Shakila Monfared began a hunger strike in protest against the deliberate confining of political prisoners to the same wards as violent-category felons and the irresponsibility of prison officials towards her safety – which had […]