Over the weekend hundreds of striking workers and students who had turned out in support of the workers of the Vahed bus company were arrested in Iran. We need to raise a protest as widely as possible to make sure all are released and charges are dropped. Please take part in this campaign and raise it in your local labour movement.

Over the weekend hundreds of striking workers and students who had turned out in support of the workers of the Vahed bus company were arrested in Iran. We need to raise a protest as widely as possible to make sure all are released and charges are dropped. Please take part in this campaign and raise it in your local labour movement.

On behalf of the 17,000 workers of the Vahed Bus Company of Tehran we inform the workers' organisations of the world and all those who have been moved by the suppression of the most basic human rights, that on 28 January, our widespread strike was confronted by the unprecedented attack of the agents of the Islamic Republic.

On behalf of the 17,000 workers of the Vahed Bus Company of Tehran we inform the workers' organisations of the world and all those who have been moved by the suppression of the most basic human rights, that on 28 January, our widespread strike was confronted by the unprecedented attack of the agents of the Islamic Republic.

In central Caracas, more than 300 people packed into the Great Hall of the Caracas Hilton to hear about the international defence of the Venezuelan Revolution. The meeting, organized by the Hands Off Venezuela Campaign, brought together representatives from a whole host of countries eager to listen and to debate the burning issue of international solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution.

Hands Off Venezuela (HoV) is holding two meetings at the World Social Forum today January 25 and tomorrow, January 26, with key Venezuelan trade union leaders speaking such as Jorge Paredes from INVEVAL and the CMR (Revolutionary Marxist Current), Orlando Chirinos and Rubén Linares, National Coordinators of the UNT, Luis Primo, Regional Coordinator of the Caracas-Miranda UNT and leader of the CMR, and Rob Sewell, Convener of HoV Britain.

Manos Fuera de Venezuela (MFV) organiza dos reuniones en el Foro Social Mundial hoy, 25 y mañana, 26 de enero, con conocidos dirigentes sindicales Venezolanos: Orlando Chirino, Ruben Linares y Luis Primo de la UNT, Jorge Paredes de Inveval y de la Corriente Marxista Revolucionaria, y Rob Sewell de MFV Gran Bretaña.

Coca Cola in Greece has announced 150 redundancies and this may be a plan to close the plant and move all production to a Balkan country where labour costs are much cheaper. The workers in Greece are fighting back and need your solidarity. The Greek Marxists of Marxistiki Foni have sent us an appeal for solidarity with these workers. Please take the time to send messages.