Tuesday, January 16, 2007
message from Workers in Iran to Workers in VenezuelaFrom: The Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company
To: Honorable Secretary of the Nationwide Workers Federation of the Syndicates of Venezuela
Please accept our warmest greetings and to thank you and all the members of the workers union of Venezuela for your support of our union in our struggle to gain the freedom of Mansour Osanloo and the right to organize an independent syndicate.
Dear friend, Mr. Secretary
We request of you, who cares about the rights of the workers in Iran, to ask the honorable President of Venezuela who won his third term by virtue of your support, to ask the Iranian President as well as the Minister of Labor, who are visiting your country, to respect the rights of the workers in Iran according to international obligations and to end the persecution, arrest, expulsion and imprisonment of our members who have not been able to work for more than one year and have lost all of their wages, and to return them to their jobs.
With hope for spread of peace, justice and ever-increasing solidarity of the workers of Iran and Venezuela
The Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company
January 13, 2007