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Iran: Unions face daily state brutality

What is the state of the trade union movement in Iran? Is the labour law properly implemented in Iran?

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Iranian union leader talks sanctions, war, and struggle

He talks about the challenges and struggles of Iranian workers and the likely effects of the nuclear deal on the economy.

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Iran elections: disqualifying candidates, arresting unionists

In the Iran parliamentary election held February 26, progressive Iranians and trade unionists got little reprieve from the repressive theocratic state in the run-up to the vote.

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Iran sanctions eased, exiles urge more progress on democratic rights

The Tudeh Party brought attention to the government's economic failings as one reason for its willingness to negotiate with international powers.

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MoveOn moves to halt GOP sabotage of Iran nuke deal

MoveOn.org is warning that the Republican-led Senate could be starting down the path to a new war in the Mideast.

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Iran nuke deal a win for sanity

Obama and the other world leaders backing the deal recognize that a stable Iran able to participate in world affairs can only be a good thing.

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Nuclear weapons group praises historic Iran agreement

"This historic agreement will ensure Iran will not produce a nuclear weapon, making the U.S. and the world a safer place."

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Iran and six powers seal framework deal on nukes

Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program.

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Iranian workers resist as sanctions grip

The coming to power of President Hassan Rouhani was sold, both nationally and internationally, as a turning point in the politics of Iran.

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Human Rights Day spurs Iranians' call to end repression

Each year, on Dec. 10 the world remembers the day in 1948 when all nations came together in Paris to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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