Esmail Mohamadi is a political prisoner held in the Iranian jail of Oromiyeh awaiting execution. Now the final stage of his trial and execution are imminent, so please add your protest to the petition to Kofi Annan.

Esmail Mohamadi is a political prisoner held in the Iranian jail of Oromiyeh awaiting execution. Now the final stage of his trial and execution are imminent, so please add your protest to the petition to Kofi Annan.

In the last year, the metro workers have written one of the most inspiring pages in the history of the Argentinean working class of the last 30 years. The workers launched an all-out struggle for a wage increase and achieved a historic victory in their struggle for the six hour working day. After four months of intense struggle the metro workers defeated the bosses. We thank everybody who participated in the international solidarity campaign. For further information on the outcome of the conflict please see this article (in Spanish)

During his trip to Dublin, Ricardo Galindez met with Jack O’Connor, President of the Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU), who committed himself to building stronger links between the Irish unions and the UNT in Venezuela.

Hundreds of messages have been sent to the Bolivian authorities by student and labour movement activists, left-wing organisations and individuals from all over the world demanding the immediate release of Cesar Zelada, the Peruvian student and left-wing activist jailed in Bolivia on September 14th. (September 23, 2004)
See also the Spanish version: Libertad para Cesar Zelada – La solidaridad internacional empieza a crecer

The textile workers of Sanandaj (in Iranian Kurdistan) have brought production to a standstill. Iranian Workers’ Solidarity Network calls on all trade unions, international progressive organisations and forces to send emails, faxes or letters to the Iranian regime’s authorities expressing their support for the Sanandaj workers.

The textile workers of Sanandaj (in Iranian Kurdistan) have brought production to a standstill. Iranian Workers’ Solidarity Network calls on all trade unions, international progressive organisations and forces to send emails, faxes or letters to the Iranian regime’s authorities expressing their support for the Sanandaj workers.

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