the eve of the Iranian New Year [21 March] the job classification
system, one of the workers' demands in this company, was officially
implemented. Its coming into effect raises the company's workers' wages
by about 10 percent. We congratulate the workers of Iran Khodro on this
We received this brief report by the Workers' Action Committee (Iran) on a recent strike at the Iran Khodro car plant in Tehran. The production line in most halls came to a
halt and, with the slogan "Going on strike is the only way to act", the
strike took over the whole plant.
The President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has made several anti-Semitic statements in the recent period, the latest being a denial that the Holocaust ever took place. Why has he come out with such incredible statements? Are his threats to attack Israel real? Or do they reflect the need to divert attention away from the real problems faced by the Iranian masses?