IndustriALL Global Union in solidarity with steelworkers at Ahvaz Steel in Iran

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am writing this letter to you as General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, representing more than fifty million workers in the mining, energy and manufacturing industries in 141 countries, to express our full support and […]

Breaking: Shocking demolition of homes and land grabs signals intensifying persecution of Iran’s Baháʼís

BIC GENEVA — In a cruel escalation, and just two days after previous attacks on Baháʼís across Iran, up to 200 Iranian government and local agents have sealed off the village of Roushankouh, in Mazandaran province, where a large number […]

Protests of the Ahvaz steelworkers gather apace!

Recent reports received by CODIR from Iran indicate that the current wave of industrial action throughout the country has significantly expanded in the past few days with the participation of workers in heavy industries. The Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics […]

Woman rights activist forced to make televised confession!

CODIR calls for the international condemnation of the regime’s violation of human and democratic rights in Iran!  Amidst the ongoing wave of brutal repression being meted out by the theocratic dictatorship in Iran towards striking workers and protesters incensed at […]

Iran: Horrific wave of executions must be stopped

The Iranian authorities have embarked on an execution spree, killing at least 251 people between 1 January and 30 June 2022, according to research by the Abdorrahman Boroumand Centre for Human Rights in Iran and Amnesty International. The organizations warned […]

 

IndustriALL Global Union in solidarity with steelworkers at Ahvaz Steel in Iran

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am writing this letter to you as General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, representing more than fifty million workers in the mining, energy and manufacturing industries in 141 countries, to express our full support and […]

Breaking: Shocking demolition of homes and land grabs signals intensifying persecution of Iran’s Baháʼís

BIC GENEVA — In a cruel escalation, and just two days after previous attacks on Baháʼís across Iran, up to 200 Iranian government and local agents have sealed off the village of Roushankouh, in Mazandaran province, where a large number […]

Protests of the Ahvaz steelworkers gather apace!

Recent reports received by CODIR from Iran indicate that the current wave of industrial action throughout the country has significantly expanded in the past few days with the participation of workers in heavy industries. The Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics […]

Woman rights activist forced to make televised confession!

CODIR calls for the international condemnation of the regime’s violation of human and democratic rights in Iran!  Amidst the ongoing wave of brutal repression being meted out by the theocratic dictatorship in Iran towards striking workers and protesters incensed at […]

Iran: Horrific wave of executions must be stopped

The Iranian authorities have embarked on an execution spree, killing at least 251 people between 1 January and 30 June 2022, according to research by the Abdorrahman Boroumand Centre for Human Rights in Iran and Amnesty International. The organizations warned […]

Protest wave continues to engulf Iran

Simmering unrest in Iran has been spilling over into open street protests against the theocratic dictatorship as Western sanctions continue to bite and the economy tanks. JANE GREEN assesses how the struggle against the theocratic dictatorship in Iran is unfolding […]

Tehran public transport workers union: End the harassment of teacher and labour activists and their families!

The Syndicate [Union] of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (SWTSBC) has issued a statement demanding an end to the harassment of the families of imprisoned labour activists, Reza Shahabi and Hassan Saeedi, as well as other arrested workers […]

CODIR: “Join the growing chorus of protest against the new wave of repression in Iran!”

Make a bold public stand by releasing a statement against the wave of arrests taking place in Iran of trade unionists, women’s rights campaigners, pro-democracy politicians, filmmakers and artists, and the bereaved relatives of murdered protesters! In late June 2022, […]

International campaign for an end to repression of protesting teachers, and the release of all imprisoned trade unionists!

Campaigning for change; human and democratic rights, including trade union rights; and justice in Iran is a hazardous act! Iranian teacher trade unionists have lived this experience and reality as they are sacked, attacked, and imprisoned. The regime treats trade […]

CODIR Bulletin Summer 2022 is published!

CODIR has published a bulletin specifically concentrating on the issues of concern to the Iranian teachers, their demands and the high respect with which they are regarded in Iran for the effective and principled campaign they run. Please click here […]