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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

50 + Workers stage protest in front of Labor Office

Fifty plus fired bus drivers assembled in front of the Labor Office in Tehran. Apparentley the Saseman Aghdam filmed them as they were demonstrating. Workers posted signs saying "seven months of hunger and homelesses is enough","seven months and no pay", "the Labor laws get written but not put into practice", and "Who do I complain to?". According to Rooz online this is occuring a few days after contract workers in Sannandaj gathered together and were met with violent police. Many were injured and tear gas was utilized. The demonstrators in Sannandaj were protesting the short length of their contracts.

read Rooz article here


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