Monthly Archives: August 2009

Khodro Workers Support Wagon Pars Workers

Solidarity

Statement from Iran Khodro Workers Workers of Wagon Pars Factory! The right to life is your inalienable right. The non-payment of several months of your wages is an obvious theft. The looters of workers’ wages must be sacked and put … Continue reading

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Workers of the Wagon Pars Factory on Strike

Wagon Pars

Workers of the  (the Wagon Pars Company was founded in 1974 and started manufacturing different types of rolling stock in 1984; it is situated in an area of 33 hectares in the industrial township of Arak, approximately 260 kilometeres from … Continue reading

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Misogynist torturers cling to power

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Workers are growing in confidence, reports Yassamine Mather Over the last few weeks, following the show trials of ‘reformist’ personalities and the imposition of even more severe forms of repression in Iran, the nature of protests has changed considerably. However, … Continue reading

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Protests at the start of Ramadan outside the Islamic Republic's Evin Prison

Families of detained, tortured and murdered protesters have been gathering daily in front of Evin Prison as well as the Revolutionary Court of the Islamic Republic. The families demands include visitation rights to see their loves ones and the immediate … Continue reading

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15 Arrests at demonstration after the closure of paper Etemad Melli (National Trust)

Mehdi Karoubis Etemad-e Melli paper closed down

The regime has “temporarily” shut down the newspaper of defeated reformist candidate Mehdi Karoubi. has Etemad-e Melli was closed down under the orders of the prosecutor’s office and no edition appeared on the streets today (August17). It has been alleged … Continue reading

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Iran inmates 'tortured to death'

One of Iran’s defeated opposition presidential candidates has said some protesters held after July’s disputed poll were tortured to death in prison. The claim by Mehdi Karroubi comes days after he said a number of prisoners, both male and female, … Continue reading

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Videos from the HOPI-LRC fundraising cricket match

The August 1 solidarity cricket match for Iranian workers was an extreme success and raised just over 1000 pounds for our comrades in Iran. Here are some videos taken by John McDonnell MP who captained the LRC on the day. … Continue reading

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Show trials and apologetics

Just as Iranian ex-leftwingers in the west call for reconciliation between the two wings of the Islamic regime, the ruling faction clamps down on its rivals. Yassamine Mather reports The Stalinist show trial of Saturday August 1 – when a … Continue reading

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Show trials and apologetics

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Just as Iranian ex-leftwingers in the west call for reconciliation between the two wings of the Islamic regime, the ruling faction clamps down on its rivals. Yassamine Mather reports The Stalinist show trial of Saturday August 1 – when a … Continue reading

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Protests as Ahmadinejad is sworn in

More videos after the break…

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