Nine labour activists arrested in Karaj are still in jail
Of the initial 60 labour activists arrested on June 15 nine are still being held in jail.
On Sunday June 24 Maziar Mehrpoor, Cyrus Fathi, Masoud Salimpoor, Faramarz Fetratnejad, Saeed Marzban and Mitra Homayooni were transferred from the Information Ministry Office to the Tashkhis (Quarantine) wing of Lakan prison in Rasht.
All detainees, except Mitra Homayooni, have been allowed to meet close relatives while held behind bars.
The other three remaining prisoners are being held in Rejaii Shahr prison.
Iranian Workers‘ Solidarity Network condemns the Iranian regime’s imprisonment of labour activists and demands the immediate and unconditional release of all labour activists and workers.
Iranian Workers‘ Solidarity Network
28 June 2012
Source: Co-ordination Committee for the Formation of Labour Organisations