Sunday , 25 September 2022

Strikes by Sungun Copper Mine Workers, Varziqan, East Azerbaijan, Iran

This Statement by ArcDH informs the 51st session of Human Rights Council on the ongoing wave of strikes by the workers of the Sungun Copper Mine in Varziqan, East Azerbaijan, Iran.

Iranian President, Raisi, visited Tabriz, as well as the Sungun Copper Mine, at the surge of the ongoing strikes in early July 2022. Purportedly, he made numerous promises such as the establishment of the Azerbaijan Copper Industries Company and addressed the demands of the workers. But what is happening despite the Iranian propaganda?

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