The action today, called initially by four global union organisations representing over 170 million workers, is part of an ongoing campaign that will eventually help Iranian workers win their full trade union and human rights.

On Tuesday night, June 23, Said Yuzi, a worker who had been imprisoned for 54 days was released after a 50 million tomans [$50,337] bail was set. On Wednesday Kaveh Mozafari, a journalist, was also released on a 50 million tomans bail.