Monthly Archives: June 2013

‘Iran and the Middle East’

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Hands Off the People of Iran fringe meeting at Marxism 2013   ‘Iran and the Middle East’ Speakers: Moshe Machover & Yassamine Mather Location: University of London Union, Bloomsbury Suite Starts: 17:15, Sunday 14 July 2013 Ends: 19:30, Sunday 14 … Continue reading

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Iran election: Not a victory for progressives

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On Friday June 14, Iranians voted in large numbers for ayatollah Hassan Rowhani, a regime insider who was elected as Iran’s president with 50.71% of the vote. A centrist, not a ‘reformist’, he became the candidate of an unofficial coalition … Continue reading

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Video: Who is Hassan Rouhani and what does his victory mean for the Iranian working class?

Yassamine Mather (chair, Hands Off the People of Iran) is interviewed by Mark Fischer (secretary, Hopi)   Who is Hassan Rouhani and what does his victory mean for the Iranian working class? from Hands Off the People of Iran on … Continue reading

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Iran: Boycott sham elections

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 Yassamine Mather advocates a boycott and stresses the need for regime change from below   On May 22, the US moved closer to imposing a full trade embargo against Iran, as the Senate reaffirmed US support for Israel – should … Continue reading

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Iran: Election farce exposes regime’s crisis

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The Iranian elections are a travesty Supporters and apologists of Iran’s Islamic Republic in Respect,1 Counterfire2 and the Socialist Workers Party3 have in the past told us that Iran is not a dictatorship. It has democratic elections to determine the … Continue reading

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