HRANA-The Syndicate Workers of Tehran Bus Company released a statement demanding the immediate release of imprisoned labor association board member Reza Shahabi.
According to the statement Reza Shahabi was arrested on June 12, 2009. He has had three phone conversations with his family since his arrest however they have not heard from him in over two weeks. The Syndicate Workers of Tehran Bus Company report that repeated inquiries by Reza Shahabi’s family and lawyer have gone unanswered by the prosecutors office and the revolutionary court. There is no word regarding the fate of Reza Shahabi at this time.