Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Five labour activists on trial

The five arrested members of the Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers' Organization were put on trial on February 11th. They are charged with “acting against the national security” as well as “membership of the Coordinating Committee”.

Jamal Minashiri, Ebrahim Mostafa Pour, Qassem Mostafa Pour and Hadi Tanomand were arrested and transferred to the intelligence detention of city Bokan on December 19th,  2012.

Mohammad Karimi was not brought to court, because he is non-resident of Bokan city. He is one other member of the Coordinating Committee, who was arrested also in the city of Bokan and on the same day.