Monday, August 28, 2006

Wives and Children of Sanandaj Workers Beaten up

Islamic Republic anti-riot troops attacked a gathering of a weaving factory workers, in Sanandaj. The defenceless striking workers were picketting outside the factory, along with their wives and children. They were protesting against the short term employment contracts imposed by their factory bosses who recently reduced year long employment contracts to that of one to two months duration.

Amin Sha'bani, member of the Islamic consultative assembly for Divandareh and Kamyaran, criticised the troops for not even sparing the wives and children of the protesting workers in their assault which included the use of tear gas.

The incident was reported by ILNA.

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