Saturday, September 8, 2012

Worker activists once more on trial

Sharif Saed Panah and Mozaffar  Saleh Nia  the Board members of the Free Trade Union of Iran will be put on trial for a second time in one month. Both were arrested in January 2011 with false accusations and their first trial was held on 25 March 2011.

Sharif Saed Panah has been workers´representative of Parris weaving mill in the city of Sanandaj and Mozaffar Saleh Nia has been arrested because of helping a homeless person in a cold winter and protesting against such conditions.