Iranian trade unionist freed
A prominent trade unionist in Iran has been released from detention after serving a one-year prison sentence. Independent labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi, one of the co-founders of the Bakery Workers’ Trade Union in Saqez, was released on bail on Sunday 6 April, according to reports. Mahmoud Salehi has been the object of strong, unified international lobbying by international trade union and human rights’ organizations since 2007.
11 April 2008