Better news fron Iran

As I reported in an earlier posting, jailed Iranian labour activist Mansour Osanloo faced the loss of vision in one eye while the regime refused him medical treatment. A massive online campaign, involving Amnesty International, the International Transport Workers Federation, and many thousands of LabourStart readers, resulted in Osanloo receiving the medical treatment he needed last weekend. The more than 10,000 messages sent to the government in Tehran had a great – and immediate – impact.

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