The United States is about to release the frozen cash in some Iranians’ bank accounts, saying Tehran has kept to the interim deal over its nuclear programme. Yassamine Mather was invited to discuss the deal on the BBC Persian Service. Note, the clip is in Farsi throughout! http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/tv/2011/04/000001_page2_weekend.shtml
HOPI’s Yassamine Mather outlines how the sanctions being eased today actually helped enrich many clerics in Iran.
Shahrokh Zamani, labour activist and a member of the Council of Representatives of Labour Organizations and member of the Painters Union spent over 30 days in hunger strike. Zamani has been in prison since June 2011 charged with participating in the organisation of an illegal group against the regime, the Democratic Workers Movement with the [...] → Continue Reading Shahrokh Zamani returned to Gohardasht prison
Sarah McDonald is running a half-marathon to raise money for Workers Fund Iran About Workers Fund Iran do excellent work raising practical solidarity with working class people (employed and unemployed) in Iran. Iranians suffer both from the effects of US-led sanctions and the neoliberal and repressive policies of their own regime. These factors combined with [...] → Continue Reading Half-Marathon for Workers Fund Iran
. ترجمه آناهیتا حسینی در پایان به این نتیجه میرسیم که خطری واقعی و مداوم مبتنی بر بازگشت به سیاست تغییر رژیم در ایران و جنگ گرم وجود دارد. بیشتر تحریمها، یا به عبارت روشنتر محاصرهی ایران به رهبری آمریکا ادامه پیدا خواهند کرد، حتی اگر تمام این تحریمها هم لغو شوند باز [...] → Continue Reading تغییر سیاست یا تداوم؟ مذاکرت ایالات متحده با ایران نشانه ای از تغییر و تحولات در سیاست خارجی امریکا -مایک مکنر
Comrades, I’ve decided to enter the 10k race at Milton Keynes Festival of Running on March 9 and use it to try and raise some money for WFI from friends, family and contacts. I am going to prioritise approaching local contacts who have shown support for HOPI’s activities in the past (one of whom [...] → Continue Reading 10k run at Milton Keynes Festival of Running- For Workers Fund Iran
This is an edited version of a talk given by Mike Macnair to the January 25 Hands Off the People of Iran day school Since the last national meeting of Hands Off the People of Iran there have been some very substantial changes to the policy of US imperialism, as well as to the policy [...] → Continue Reading Changed and unchanged What do the negotiations with Iran tell us about US policy?
How to meet the challenge presented by the US-Iran deal? Peter Manson reports on Hopi’s day school Around 40 people attended the school organised by Hands Off the People of Iran on January 25. As Hopi secretary Mark Fischer explained in introducing the day, the election of a new Iranian president and the subsequent negotiations [...] → Continue Reading HOPI: Grappling with the new situation