Three construction workers died because of building collapse

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Three construction workers one of who was Afghani died because of building collapsing in Shari’ati St. in Tehran.

 

According to a report by Mehr News, On Friday at 9:46 A.M. the collapse of a building in Shari’ati St. above Mirdamad was reported to the fire-station and emergency center, firemen from stations No. 29, 89 and 12 reached the scene immediately.

Investigations showed that workers were destroying an old three storey building which abruptly collapsed and they were buried under tons of walls and soil. (more…)

Critical work condition in brickworks workplaces

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – While the work-season of brickworks starting from April, some labor activists believe that employers do not provide the least healthcare standards in brickworks.

According to a report of ILNA, whatever brickworks workers have got are the remains of the time after revolution that employers had to provide welfare services for workers and all of the facilities and services such as home, kitchen and restrooms got very old after 34 years and after decades are ruined places now. (more…)

One worker’s rights activist fired from “Iran Industrial Network Development Organization”

Posted on: April 4th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Khodadad, worker’s rights activist and a member of “Association of Building Electrical Workers of Isfahan” has been fired.

According to a report published by the website of “Association of Building Electrical Workers of Isfahan,” this is a punishment for his speech in the hall of the workers’ camp in Kangan in Southern Pars in the beginning of the new Iranian year. (more…)

Lack of anesthetics and shutting down the operation rooms in Iran

Posted on: March 17th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The head of anesthesia and urgent cares of Iran warned seriously about lack of anesthetic in Iran and said “because of lack of anesthetic for operation rooms some of private and governmental hospitals in Tehran are in danger of shutting down.”
according to Mehr news report, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Qiamat claimed that “the latest follow ups showing that most of hospitals and medical centers are in danger of lack of anesthetics in Iran.”

“With all of our warnings in the past but the officials did negligence around this issue. while this is clear that in Nowrooz holidays only urgent case would be able to enter operation rooms and the others will be in uncertain situation”, One of board members of medical council of Tehran added.

The head of anesthesia and urgent cares of Iran repeated that the operation rooms could not be closed because of lack of anesthetics and said “the old versions of anesthetics which have not used before, now came back to the circle of anesthetics which could be an alarm on patients health.

“We warned the officials many time about the issue of lacking of anesthetics in hospitals and medical centers but the officials are still slept and for sure the patients will pay for the negligence”, The member of board members of medical council of Tehran said.

Five labor activists arrested in Sanandaj

Posted on: March 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – On Thursday March 7th of 2013 five of labor activists arrested in Sanandaj.

According to a report of coordinating committee to help form workers’ organization website, on Thursday around 6 O’clock five of the labor activists and members of coordinating committee were arrested at their homes through invasion of Sanandaj Etela’at agents.

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Protest of loom factory labors in front of Islamic Parliament

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Around 50 labors of Khamene loom factory protested for their unpaid wages, the closed factory and negligence of their pension in front of the north door of Islamic parliament.

Labors of Khamene loom factory protested for their unpaid wages, the closed factory and negligence of their pension in front of the north door of Islamic parliament.

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Labor activist allowed furlough, ends prison hunger strike

Posted on: January 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Iranian labor activist Reza Shahabi was given a five-day medical leave by Evin Prison authorities and has ended his hunger strike after 23 days.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the executive member of the Tehran transit drivers union was released late on the night of Monday January 7.

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Reza Shahabi, Iranian Imprisoned Labor Activist in Deteriorating Condition Due to Hunger Strike

Posted on: December 24th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Last night, Reza Shahabi, an Iranian labor leader imprisoned since June 2010, was transferred to prison’s hospital due to low blood pressure. He  went on hunger strike on 17 Dec 2012 to protest against mistreatment by jail guards as well as prevention of his medical treatment by the judicial authorities. He Also refused medical treatment.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Reza Shahabi’s physical conditions have deteriorated. He has announced that he will refuse taking his medication and eating food until he is allowed to be transferred to a hospital outside prison for complete treatment.

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Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, Iranian Labor Activist Transferred to Solitary Confinement

Posted on: December 20th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Behnam (As’ad) Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist in Ward 350 of Evin Prison was transferred to Solitary Confinement in Ward 240.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Behnam (As’ad) Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist in Ward 350 of Evin Prison was transferred to Solitary Confinement in Ward 240 on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

There is no information about the reason of his transformation to solitary confinement.

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Reza Shahabi, Iranian Imprisoned labor Activist Begins Hunger Strike

Posted on: December 19th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Reza Shahabi, an Iranian labor leader imprisoned since June 2010, went on hunger strike on 17 Dec 2012 to protest against mistreatment by jail guards as well as prevention of his medical treatment by the judicial authorities.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Reza Shahabi’s physical conditions have deteriorated. He has announced that he will refuse taking his medication and eating food until he is allowed to be transferred to a hospital outside prison for complete treatment.

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