Israelis and Iranians against war 20th August 2012 4.45 pm No to imperialist war! No to sanctions! No to the theocratic regime! Support for socialism and democracy in Iran and therefore solidarity with all democratic, working class, socialist and secular movements in Iran. Opposition to Israeli, British and American nuclear weapons. For a Middle East [...] → Continue Reading Iranians & Israelis against war
The veteran labour activist and political analyst Majid Tamjidi, who now lives in exile, will be joining our weekend school on Saturday April 21 at 2.30pm. He will address the vital issue of ‘How sanctions and the Islamic regime destroy the Iranian working class’. His intervention comes at a time when thousands of jobs are [...] → Continue Reading Stop press: Majid Tamjidi to speak at Hopi school
The danger of a new war in the Middle East is increasing every day. The war drums are beating ever louder, especially in Israel. Hands Off the People of Iran is hosting this weekend conference in order to highlight the dynamics behind the sabre rattling.
Video: ‘The Arab revolution – back on the agenda’ Speakers: Mohammad Reza Shalgouni (Founder member of the Revolutionary Workers of Iran (Rahe Kargar)) and Moshé Machover (Israeli socialist) At Communist University 2011, comrade Machover discussed the state of the revolutionary upheaval in the Arab speaking world. While the revolt in each country has its specific [...] → Continue Reading Video: ‘The Arab revolution – back on the agenda’
Message from John McDonnell MP and Yasssamine Mather, chair of Hands Off the People of Iran Dear friends, We are writing to you to inform you about two fundraising events organised by Hands off the people of Iran taking place over the coming months and to ask for your help in supporting these events. At [...] → Continue Reading From John McDonnell MP: Support Hopi vs LRC cricket match!
On March 4th five members of the Hands Off the People of Iran Manchester branch will be walking the Bogle, a fifty five mile walk round Manchester. We are walking to raise money for the charity Workers Fund Iran, which was set up in December 2005 with the aim to reduce and relieve poverty amongst [...] → Continue Reading Walking for Workers in Iran – Donate Here! Donate Now!
August 29 will once again see Hands Off the People of Iran play the Labour Representation Committee in their annual solidarity cricket match to raise £1,500 for the charity Workers Fund Iran, which raises money for Iranian workers. (workersfund.org). In the face of an enormous political and economic crisis, a new round of UN sanctions [...] → Continue Reading LRC vs HOPI: Solidarity Cricket Match – August 29
Manchester Thursday May 18, 6.30pm Club Academy, University of Manchester Students’ Union Oxford Road Glasgow Friday May 21, 7pm Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street Over two months since his arrest, Panahi, whose most famous films are the widely acclaimed The circle (winner of the Golden Lion prize at the Vienna film festival in [...] → Continue Reading Screenings of 'Offside' in Glasgow and Manchester
With comedy from Shappi Khorsandi and an introduction by John McDonnell MP. The event is co-sponsored by the Labour Representation Committee (click here to read their letter, urging support for the event). For details of screenings in Glasgow and Manchester, click here) Wednesday, May 12, 6pm. Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1 Jafar Panahi [...] → Continue Reading Solidarity screening of 'Offside'
If you are outraged by 31 years of anti-women Islamic laws against Iranian women! If you are disgusted by 31 years religious oppression and repression! If your heart is full of pain because of fallen heroines such as Neda and Taraneh! If you hate the inequality and discrimination against women! If you oppose patriarchy in [...] → Continue Reading Women's Day March, March 7 2010, in London