Kelly King congratulates everyone on a friendly match that raised a thousand pounds This year’s solidarity cricket match between Hands Off the People of Iran and the Labour Representation Committee – a fund -raiser for the Workers Fund Iran charity – contained all the excitement you might expect from an August bank holiday: a torrential [...] → Continue Reading Batting for Iranian workers
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 Victoria Park, E9. The match is to raise money for Workers’ Fund Iran – a [...] → Continue Reading LRC vs HOPI Annual Solidarity Cricket Match
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
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. John McDonnell commentating on the Hopi vs LRC cricket match: The HOPI Cricket Team:
Solidarity meeting hosted by Hands Off the People of Iran Saturday July 4, 17.10 Room 3B University of London Union, Malet Street Speakers: John McDonnell MP Yassamine Mather (HOPI Chair) Socialist Workers’ Party (invited) Socialist Party (invited) Iranian society is convulsed by a political crisis on a scale not seen for over a decade. Masses [...] → Continue Reading Iran 2009: Society in Rebellion – Meeting this Saturday!
1 August 2009 at 12pm, Low Hall Sports Ground, Walthamstow E17, then social at Dalston Social Centre. Hands Off the People of Iran play the Labour Representation Committee in 30 overs of cricket with John McDonnell MP and Attila the Stockbroker leading the two teams – all in order to raise as much money as possible [...] → Continue Reading Cricket for Iranian workers: HOPI vs Labour Representation Committee