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Articles from Iran

  1. Union growth 25 November 2020

    Iran: Halt the Execution of Iranian Academic Ahmadreza Djalali

    Education International has again expressed its deepest concerns about the death sentence against Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian-Swedish medical doctor, lecturer and researcher in emergency medicine. According to Amnesty International, he has been transferred to solitary confinement in Evin prison and told by the authorities that his execution is imminent.

    Iran: Halt the Execution of Iranian Academic Ahmadreza Djalali
  2. Union growth 22 April 2020

    Iran: Leading teacher unionist arrested again

    Education International and UK’s NASUWT, the Teachers’ Union have condemned the re-arrest of Tehran education union leader Esmail Abdi.

    Iran: Leading teacher unionist arrested again
  3. Union growth 10 January 2020

    Iran: unions demand transparent investigation into plane crash

    Education unions call for a clarification of the circumstances that led to the crash of Ukraine International Flight 752 outside Tehran, which claimed 176 victims, including professors and students.

    Iran: unions demand transparent investigation into plane crash
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2019

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.

    Dr. Robert Jeyakumar

    I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 21 February 2019

    Iran: Free teacher unionist detained in Kurdistan province!

    Education International has sent a protest letter to the government of Iran deploring the arbitrary arrest and prolonged detention of Mokhtar Asadi, teacher and member of the Iranian Teacher Trade Association in the province of Kurdistan.

    Iran: Free teacher unionist detained in Kurdistan province!
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 4 December 2018

    Iran: Teachers imprisoned for participating in peaceful strike actions

    Confronted with the worsening situation of Iranian educator activists, Education International continues its fight to see jailed education union leaders and members freed, and reiterates its call on its affiliates and concerned citizens around the globe to continue to exert pressure on the Iranian Government to demand the immediate release...

    Iran: Teachers imprisoned for participating in peaceful strike actions
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 17 October 2018

    Iran: Solidarity with trade union leaders arrested after teachers’ strike

    Education International is deeply concerned by local reports indicating that Iranian public authorities responded to a nationwide strike of teachers and education support personnel in primary and secondary schools by expelling teachers from schools and arresting education union leaders.

    Iran: Solidarity with trade union leaders arrested after teachers’ strike
  8. Union growth 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!
  9. Union growth 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!
  10. Union growth 8 August 2018

    Iran: teacher trade unionist Mohammed Habibi sentenced to ten and a half years in prison

    Education International strongly condemns the prison sentence imposed on Mohammad Habibi, an Iranian teacher and a member of the board of directors of the Iranian Teachers'Trade Association of Tehran.The sentence is for ten and a half years of confinement.

    Iran: teacher trade unionist Mohammed Habibi sentenced to ten and a half years in prison
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 24 May 2018

    Iran: Campaign to free jailed teacher unionists gathers pace

    Education International has called for the release of Iranian teacher unionists Mohammad Habibi and Esmail Abdi, while global human rights organisation Amnesty International has also called for Abdi’s release as a prisoner of conscience.

    Iran: Campaign to free jailed teacher unionists gathers pace
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 18 April 2018

    Iran: Teacher unionist Mohamed Habibi released

    While welcoming the 15 April release on bail of Iranian educator unionist Mohammad Habibi after 44 days of detention, Education International urges the Iranian authorities to set jailed trade unionists free.

    Iran: Teacher unionist Mohamed Habibi released
  13. Union growth 3 April 2018

    UK: education unionists in solidarity with Iranian and Argentinian colleagues

    Teacher unionists Esmail Abdi and Roberto Baradel have been recognised by the UK’s National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers for their fight for the rights of teachers and quality education in Iran and Argentina respectively.

    UK: education unionists in solidarity with Iranian and Argentinian colleagues
  14. Union growth 14 March 2018

    Iranian teacher unionist arrested

    The recent arrest of a teacher and board member of the Tehran branch of the Iranian Teachers' Trade Association (ITTA) at his school starkly illustrates the continuing persecution of teacher unionists in Iran.

    Iranian teacher unionist arrested
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 22 January 2018

    Iranian teacher unionist Esmail Abdi sent back to prison

    Denied the extension of his furlough despite his poor health resulting from harsh detention conditions, Tehran teacher union leader Esmail Abdi was taken back to the Evin prison on 20 January.

    Iranian teacher unionist Esmail Abdi sent back to prison
  16. Union growth 11 January 2018

    Iranian education union leader Esmail Abdi released on furlough

    Education International has been notified that Tehran teacher union leader Esmail Abdi was released on furlough from Evin prison on 9 January, a temporary reprieve from his six-year sentence.

    Iranian education union leader Esmail Abdi released on furlough