Statement of support to imprisoned Iranian artists

Iranian artists

The International Federation of Musicians (FIM) is deeply concerned about the imprisonment of Iranian artists Mehdi Rajabian (musician) and Hossein Rajabian (filmmaker), who were jointly sentenced to six years in prison and fined IRR 2 billion (about USD 66,650) each for “insulting the sacred” and “propaganda against the state” through the production and promotion of underground music. Iranian musician Yousef Emadi was sentenced in the same case but remains at liberty.

The Rajabian brothers were imprisoned on 5 June 2016. They began their second hunger strike on 28 October 2016.
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World Day for Decent Work 2012

World Day for Decent Work – October 7th, 2012

With the global economic crisis still hitting working people hard in every part of the world, trade unions around the world will once again organise mobilisations, events and activities on October 7 to demand decent jobs and full respect for workers’ rights.

We look forward to your full and active participation in the World Day for Decent Work this year, and to receiving the information on your activities, before, during and immediately after they take place.
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