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|Free Hassan -- Defend Iraqi Workers
by Michael Zweig
Hassan Juma'a Awad, president of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions, faces three years in jail and heavy fines for organizing workers in the Iraqi oil fields. They oppose privatization of Iraqi oil and demand fair treatment and respect at work. Meet Hassan in this short video and act in international solidarity as requested in the final screens.
Michael Zweig is a professor of economics and director of the Center for Study of Working Class Life at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.