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Iranian oil and gas strike solid in fourth week

27 August, 2020An unprecedented mass strike in the Iranian oil and gas sector is holding firm as it enters its fourth week.

What is ammonium nitrate, and why is it so dangerous?

7 August, 2020A catastrophic explosion in Beirut, 4 August 2020, was believed to be caused by ammonium nitrate. The death toll exceeds 135 and may climb as more victims are found and severely injured people succumb to their wounds.

IndustriALL solidarity with the people of Lebanon

5 August, 2020IndustriALL is shocked and saddened by the terrible destruction and loss of life in Beirut, Lebanon, after an explosion at the city’s port.

Huge strike wave hits Iranian energy sector

4 August, 2020Thousands of workers have taken strike action in Iran’s South Pars gas fields, protesting the late payment of wages and poor working conditions.

Iranian court sentences workers to flogging, forced labour and prison

1 July, 2020The Arak criminal court has sentenced 42 workers from Azarab Industries to one year in prison, 74 lashes, and one month of forced labour.

Iranian miners fired after protest action

30 January, 2020300 workers at the Chadormalu iron ore mine have been fired after protesting low wages and wage discrimination against contractors.

IndustriALL stands in solidarity with the people of Iran

29 November, 2019The brutal suppression of protests in Iran has led to at least 250 deaths and 3,700 injuries, and at least 7,000 protesters have been arrested.

Population out in force for general strike in Algeria

7 November, 2019Algeria is in the grip of a three-day general strike as almost half the population has stopped work across the country to demand democracy, liberty and workers’ rights, say unions.

Iraqi unions: “We want bread, not bullets”

31 October, 2019IndustriALL Global Union joins its Iraqi affiliates in condemning the violence and repression by security forces against people joining demonstrations protesting corruption and unemployment. Millions of Iraqis suffer from poverty, with widespread unemployment, particularly among young people.

Algerian unions need solidarity

27 September, 2019Leaders of IndustriALL Global Union’s trade union affiliate in Algeria, SNATEG, fear they will be imprisoned any day, as the more than a hundred activists, journalists and political opponents have been detained in Algeria in recent months.