Archive for December, 2021

International Appeal for Solidarity with the Striking Teachers in Iran

Iranian schoolteachers have continued with their widespread and unprecedented campaign of sit-ins, strikes, demonstrations in towns and cities throughout Iran, having begun with three days of national action on Friday 10 December through to Sunday 12 December (weekends fall on […]

Solidarity message of NEU with the Iranian teachers campaigning for their rights

Cooperative Council of Iranian Teachers Trade Associations (CCITTA) 2nd floor, No.4, 21 Azar Al. Miriam St. East of Emamzade Ghasem sq. Tajrish sq. P.O. Box 193953543 Tehran Iran By email: 14 December 2021 Dear Comrades, We write as Joint […]

Stand in solidarity with Iranian teachers’ protest for justice

Today (Monday 13 December 2021) thousands of protesting teachers have assembled in front of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) building in downtown Tehran, and the main headquarters of education authorities in 25 provinces and 60 cities across Iran, demanding justice and […]

Demand for end of human rights abuses unites the Iranian people

On the occasion of United Nations Human Rights Day (10th December) the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran continues to be a desperate one for anyone opposed to the regime.  Jane Green reports. Human rights abuse in […]

Iran: Global education union community rallies around arrested trade unionists and demand their release

As an organisation committed to trade union and human rights, Education International is demanding the release of Esmail Abdi and other arrested trade union leaders in Iran. There is a particular and urgent concern for Abdi’s health, severely affected after […]