Sunday, September 11, 2005

The Dezfool Sugar Factory workers march to Tehran to claim their rights

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzzi
The Dezfool Sugar Factory workers who had gathered on Sept. 3rd and 4th to protest the mismanagement of their place of employment, marched 448 miles from Dezfool to bring their protest to Tehran. They arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning, Sept. 10th and gathered at the Pasteur Avenue offices of Ahmadinejad.

There were 300 workers and their entire families who accompanied them on the distant march across Iran to protest the non-receipt of their wages.