Iran: another leader of Tehran transport workers union arrested

Saeed Torabian, a board member of the Tehran bus drivers’ union (Vahed Syndicate), was arrested June 9 by Iranian security forces and is being held incommunicado, whereabouts unknown. His home was ransacked, and his computer and cell phone confiscated in the raid. Two other members of the Syndicate’s board of directors, Mansoor Osanloo and Ebrahim Madadi, are imprisoned at Rajayee Shahr prison in Karaj and Evin Prison in Tehran. The International Transport Workers’ Federation is calling for Torabian’s immediate release. (ITF press release, June 10)

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