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Urgent Action Appeal

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 23 January 2019

    Philippines: Teacher unionists threatened

    Education International has launched an urgent action appeal encouraging the global community of educators and activists to express outrage at the death threats received by the General Secretary of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers Raymond Basilio, and at the unlawful profiling of ACT members by the authorities.

    Philippines: Teacher unionists threatened
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 29 August 2018

    Free teacher unionist Mohammed Habibi!

    Education International (EI) launches a LabourStart campaign to request the immediate and unconditional release of Mohammed Habibi and the respect of trade union rights in Iran.

    Free teacher unionist Mohammed Habibi!
  3. Union growth 11 April 2018

    Education unions mobilise to reinforce Brazilian democracy

    Education International took part in a solidarity rally for Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, in front of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, on 11 April.

    Education unions mobilise to reinforce Brazilian democracy
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 23 February 2018

    #ItsAboutFreedom: Educators worldwide support US unions under attack

    Educators are uniting worldwide in support of their colleagues in the USA, who face one of the most severe anti-union attacks in recent history, aiming at destroying public employee and teacher unions through a Supreme Court case.

    #ItsAboutFreedom: Educators worldwide support US unions under attack
  5. Union growth 24 August 2017

    Iran: Support needed to free unjustly imprisoned trade unionists

    Together with the International Transport Workers' Federation, Education International has launched a LabourStart global solidarity campaign to seek the immediate and unconditional release of jailed trade unionists Reza Shahabi and Esmail Abdi.

    Iran: Support needed to free unjustly imprisoned trade unionists
  6. Union growth 19 May 2017

    IRAN: Teacher Union Leader Esmail Abdi on Hunger Strike

    Education International (EI) reiterates its global solidarity call to request the immediate and unconditional release of Esmail Abdi, a leader of the Tehran Teacher Trade Association, who was sentenced to six years in jail on false charges by Branch 36 of the Appeals Court of Tehran last October.

    IRAN: Teacher Union Leader Esmail Abdi on Hunger Strike
  7. Union growth 16 May 2017

    Iran: urgent action needed to help free education unionist

    Education International reiterates its call for global solidarity and urges Iranian public authorities to immediately release imprisoned education union leader Esmail Abdi, whose hunger strike is taking a toll on his health.

    Iran: urgent action needed to help free education unionist
  8. Union growth 2 November 2016

    Freedom for Iranian teacher union leader Esmail Abdi

    Education International calls on its members to take action and protest against the six-year jail sentence imposed on Mr. Esmail Abdi, a leader of the Tehran Teacher Trade Association. The sentence was announced on 7 October by Branch 36 of the Appeal Court of Tehran.

    Freedom for Iranian teacher union leader Esmail Abdi
  9. Union growth 1 February 2006

    Cambodia: Charges Against CITA President dropped

    Please be informed that the charges against Rong Chhun President of the Cambodia Independent Teachers’ Association (CITA), and Kem Sokha, President of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR), Pa Nguon Teang, Deputy President of the CCHR, who were released on 17 January 2006, have been dropped. The charges against...

    Cambodia: Charges Against CITA President dropped
  10. Union growth 22 December 2005

    Ethiopia: Urgent Action Appeal Update

    Fifteen separate charges, including conspiracy, armed insurrection, attempting to subvert the constitution, high treason and genocide, were presented in court by prosecutors on 16 December against the 131 government opponents and critics detained by Ethiopian authorities.

    Ethiopia: Urgent Action Appeal Update
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 21 December 2005

    Cambodia: Urgent Action Appeal Update

    Education International is continuing to exert pressure on the government of Cambodia to request the immediate release of Mr. Rong Chhun, President of CITA, and the withdrawal of arrest warrants against three other democratic leaders.

    Cambodia: Urgent Action Appeal Update
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 16 December 2005

    Guatemala: Urgent Action Appeal update

    EI issued a letter to its Latin American colleagues on 8 December, urging them to step up their solidarity with Guatemalan affiliate, the Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Educación (STEG).

    Guatemala: Urgent Action Appeal update
  13. Standards and working conditions 12 December 2005

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal update

    EI sent a message of solidarity to its Bulgarian affiliates, as they launched a general strike today to urge the government to increase the education budget and improve teacher salaries.

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal update