Wednesday May 7,2008
Report by: Ghazal Azadfar
Despite the danger of losing their job, and going to prison the brave Iranian workers continue their strike against the policy of the Government of Ahmadinejad and for their workers rights! IRAN WATCH CANADA
More than 3000 workers of the "Nishekar- Haft- Tapeh" company since Monday went on strike. The new round of the strike is because of the delay in their last two months salaries.
the workers also demanded the Government of Ahmadinejad to end the "policy of summoning and case making " against the labor activists and demanded Mr. Yaghub Shafiei the president of the company , the board of directors and the head of Herasat who spy on workers be removed from their position .
In the previous strike by the same workers , 5000 workers despite of the danger of prison and losing the job and income bravely went on strike and as a result; several of them ( Mr. Fereidoon Nikofar, Mr. Jalil Ahmadi, Mr. Ali Nejati, Mr. Mohammad Heidari Mehr and Mr. Ghorbanali Ramezanpoor) including a journalist Mr. Abolfazl Abedini who reported about the strike was arrested and detained but were released later on bail .