Monthly Archives: July 2010

Repression against students continues: Borhan Baqaee and Mehran Koosha sentenced in Mashhad


Borhan Baqaee and Mehran Koosha two leftwing students of the Freedom and Equality Seeking Students (Daneshjouyan-e Azadi Khah va Beraber Talab) group have been sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment each though suspended for 5 years at the Revolutionart Court … Continue reading

Posted in Iran News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Imprisoned Journalist Abdolreza Tajik Tells Sister, “I Was Violated”


BBC Persian talks to Abdolreza Tajik’s sister on her recent visit with her brother in prison. According to Tajik, he was “violated in prison.” Tajik is currently detained in Evin prison. Listen to the audio of interview in Persian Abdolreza … Continue reading

Posted in Iran News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

LRC vs HOPI Annual Solidarity Cricket Match

Dear comrades, We are writing to ask for your support for the second annual solidarity cricket match between Hands Off the People of Iran (Hopi) and the Labour Representation Committee (LRC) on Sunday August 29 2009 at 12 noon in … Continue reading

Posted in Solidarity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Divided theocratic regime paralysed by sanctions

As the US steps up it efforts to provoke regime change from above, Yassamine Mather looks at the reasons for the failure of the working class to win leadership of the opposition movement New sanctions imposed by the United States … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Strike erupts at Sanandaj's Javeh Dam again

Workers from Sanandaj’s Javeh dam have once again gone on strike as of  July 10, 2010. Workers of the dam have gone on strike several times in recent months over non payment of their wages dating back more than five … Continue reading

Posted in Iran News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Video: Green betrayal in Iran

This is a new video of Yassamine Mather speaking about a year of resistance, working class struggle and betrayal in Iran. It was filmed during a fringe event of ‘Marxism 2010’ organised by London Communist Forum. Yassamine Mather is the … Continue reading

Posted in Audio / Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Iran's Grand Bazaar on strike in tax showdown

* Strike at Grand Bazaar enters second week * Merchants historically influential in Iran * Vendors want value added tax scrapped TEHRAN, July 12 (Reuters) – With shops that sell everything from herbs and spices to carpets and gems now … Continue reading

Posted in Iran News | Leave a comment

Basij: murderers and rapists

From Freedom Messenger “According to HRANA, three members of the Basij militia misused their ID cards in the city of Tabriz to abduct, beat, assault, rape, and kill a young woman with a gun. They dumped her body in the … Continue reading

Posted in Iran News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Mansour Osanloo Now! Interview with Parvaneh Osanloo

Free Osanlou NOW!

On 23 June security agents of the Iranian regime attacked Zoya Samadi, Mansour Osanloo’s daughter-in-law. Because of this attack Zoya Samadi sustained various injuries and subsequently had a miscarriage. Mansour Osanloo, the leader of the Vahed Bus Company drivers, is … Continue reading

Posted in Iran News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment