A number of retired female workers issued a statement declaring support for the imprisoned worker Jaafar Azimzadeh who has been on hunger strike for nearly
In part of their statement, these women said: “Jaafar Azimzadeh’s rightful demands are the demands of all workers and wage-earners… We protest lack of
attention for 40 days by prison officials, prison’s dispensary and the judiciary to the demands and health of Jaafar Azimzadeh. Why and how come no one is
accountable on this issue?”
The retired women expressed concern over Mr. Azimzadeh’s health and held the Judiciary accountable for his life should anything happen to him.