Islamic Republic of Iran on Tuesday has arrested four other workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane factory who have been protesting for months over violations of their rights.
Security police in Shush district in Khuzestan province have summoned at least a group of 40 workers of Haft Tappeh on Monday who have been participating in latest strikes.
Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane factory in Iran’s southwestern province of Ahvaz went on a second round of strike over firing and jailing of their colleagues.
Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian lawyer and winner of Noble Peace prize in 2003 wrote a letter on Iranian workers’ situation and their ongoing strike to the UN special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman.
Students of Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, who gathered on Wednesday to celebrate the Student day in Iran, criticized the Supreme Leader and President of Islamic republic for jailing activists.
Iranian intelligence agency is pushing the family of a detained female journalist to take a legal action against a jailed worker activist “for getting their daughter involved in politics,” a source inside Khouzestan intelligence agency reported to Avatoday.<
Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Factory received one month salary on Monday and yet took the streets for the 22nd ongoing days, demanding regular payment, release of jailed workers and communization of the factory.