The wife of teacher Abdolreza Ghanbari has appealed to teacher trade unions to spare no efforts to save his life  Abdolreza Ghanbari was picked up by intelligence agents while teaching his students at a secondary school in Tehran province last January. He was subsequently sentenced to death for 'waging war and propaganda against the system.' Earlier this year Farzad Kamanghar - an active teacher trade unionist was executed by the Iranian government despite protests from all over the world. Teacher trade unionists are oppressed in Iran - see for example Also look at this link for details of other teachers in prison in Iran: call for help from Abdolreza Ghanbari's wife is at this link: