Following the crackdown on teachers ‘union activists, the sentence of two years in prison of Mohammad
Taghi Fallahi, secretary of the Tehran Teachers’ Union, was upheld by the Appeals Branch. He was convicted of conspiracy against the country’s security by participating in the Tehran Teachers’ Union. However, his and other teachers’ union activists’ activities in defence of teachers’ livelihoods have also been
aimed at providing free public education.
In recent days, several supporters of workers’ rights and the deprived have been detained in various cities
and their exact status is unknown. Names of detainees: Arman Ismaili, Shabnam Ashouri, Alvar Qolivand, Neda Pirkhezrian, Loghman Pirkhezrian, Arash Johari, Andisheh Sadri, Hanif Shadloo, Somayeh
Kargar, Mehran Raouf, Bahareh Soleimani, Nahid Taghavi.
The workers’ union of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company strongly condemns the arrest and imprisonment of teachers’ union activists, labour activists, and workers’ rights advocates, and demands the release of all of them and the revocation of judicial rulings in this regard.
Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company