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Mansour Osanlou Update


Iranian labor organizer Mansour Osanlou has once again been freed on bail.   According to the International Trade Union Confederation:

December 19, 2006- Mansour Osanloo’s, president of the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, who was imprisoned at Evin prison since November 19, 2006, was released, on bail, this afternoon, Tuesday, December 19, 2006.  Mr. Osanloo’s wife’s had accepted the 30 million toman bail as a condition for Osanloo’s release, and all the necessary documentations was completed yesterday, but he was not released until this afternoon.

The White House remains silent on the Islamic Republic’s attempts to crush the first independent trade union in post-Revolution Iran.  Background here.


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