News - Country: Iran - Theme: Human and Trade Union Rights

Iranian teacher unionists released after global solidarity campaign (17 March 2016)

Abdolreza Ghanbari and Ali Akbar Baghani, members of the Iranian Teacher Trade Associations, for whom Education International had launched a solidarity campaign, have been released. Ghanbari had been awaiting execution for 2 years before his sentence was commuted to 15 years’ imprisonment.