CODIR statement on the re-sentencing of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

17th October 2021 The Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (CODIR) condemns unequivocally the re-imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe following the rejection of her recent appeal by the judicial authorities in Iran. Having already served a five-year sentence […]

Iran: Halt imminent execution of young man arrested at 17

The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the planned execution of a young man who was sentenced to death for a crime that took place when he was a child, following a grossly unfair trial marred by torture-tainted “confessions”, Amnesty International […]

Iran: It’s time to recognise independent trade unions

Iran does not allow independent unions to operate, and trade union activists are frequently detained when they defend workers’ rights. LabourStart has run many campaigns in defence of imprisoned trade unionists in Iran.Despite this, workers continue to organise strikes and […]

Iranian oil workers improve conditions through struggle

30 September, 2021Over the past three years, contract workers on Iranian oil projects have improved their conditions through a series of wildcat strikes. Now an activist from IndustriALL’s Iranian affiliate UMMI has been formally mandated to represent the workers in […]

Strike actions by oil and petrochemical contract workers in Iran continue on!

September 15, 2021 Strike actions in various  locations across Iran, by project workers in the country’s oil and petrochemical sector, are continuing unabated, having originally begun on 19 June 2021 (the day after the theocratic regime’s sham presidential elections).   […]

 

Iran: the uprising of the thirsty

PAYAM SOLHTALAB writes on the ever-deepening water crisis in Iran’s oil-rich Khuzestan province and reveals its root Protesters march with a banner reading ‘Without water, without jobs, without health. Khuzestan is not Iran’s stepchild!’ OVER recent days, an already tense […]

Unite stands in solidarity with striking Iranian oil and petrochemical workers

Unite the Union stands in solidarity with the workers in the oil and gas industries in Iran, whose strikes began on the19th June over numerous violations of their working conditions, working rights, wages and the exploitation of workers by labour […]

Solidarity message of Unison UK to the striking oil workers in Iran

Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics of Iran (UMMI) Islamic Republic of Iran irunionmessenger@gmail.com Thursday, 8 July 2021 On behalf of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, working in public services in the UK, we send our solidarity and support to the Union […]

In solidarity with oil and gas workers and their Strike Campaign 1400 in Iran

Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics of Iran (UMMI) Islamic Republic of Iran irunionmessenger@gmail.com 16th July 2021 Dear sisters and brothers, I am writing this letter to you as the President of PTT Labour Union  to express our full support and […]

Solidarity message of CO-industri Denmark to the striking oil workers in Iran

Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics of Iran (UMMI)                                                                     Dato:          7. juli 2021                                                                                                                 Sagsbehandler       :           RJ/BKL Islamic Republic of Iran CO-sagsnr.    : INT-2019-01117 irunionmessenger@gmail.com  Deres journalnr.   :  In solidarity with oil and gas workers and their Strike […]

Solidarity message of FBU UK to the striking oil workers in Iran

Our Ref: MW/sll 7 July 2021 Dear ColleaguesMessage of solidarity and support On behalf of the members of the Fire Brigades Union I am writing to send our solidarity and support to all workers at oil and gas projects and […]

Solidarity message of NEU UK to the striking oil workers in Iran

Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics of Iran (UMMI) Via Email: irunionmessenger@gmail.com 6 July 2021 Dear Colleagues Message of Solidarity with the striking workers in the oilfields of Iran On behalf of the National Education Union (NEU), we salute the determination […]

Solidarity message of CFMEU Australia to the striking oil workers in Iran

5th July 2021 Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics of Iran (UMMI) Islamic Republic of Iran irunionmessenger@gmail.com  In solidarity with oil and gas workers and their Strike Campaign 1400 in Iran  Dear sisters and brothers, I am writing this letter to […]

SOLIDARITY WITH STRIKING OIL AND GAS WORKERS IN IRAN

06.07.2021 On behalf of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT Union) our Union pledges “total solidarity” with striking Iranian oil and gas workers fighting for better wages, adequate social security and better living conditions. We wholeheartedly […]

Solidarity message of TUC UK to the striking oil workers in Iran

Congress House Great Russell Street London WC1B 3LS                                                                                     Frances O’Grady General Secretary   Paul Nowak Deputy General Secretary      Union of Metalworkers and  Mechanics of Iran (UMMI)  Islamic Republic of Iran  By email: irunionmessenger@gmail.com from: Stephen Russell […]