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!
From Permanent Revolution The situation is now desperate. We may have only 72 hours to save the family and prevent their deportation to Iran . Child M and his family have thousands of supporters. Their plight has received wide spread media coverage. What next? The legal process has ended. The Home Secretary and Immigration Minister [...] → Continue Reading Child M and family lose final legal appeal – Act NOW!
On May 13th around 30 members of Hands Off the People of Iran along, Iranian students and exiles demonstrated in support of the general strike in Iranian Kurdistan and protest the executions of five political prisoners on May 9th in Evin prison. Those executed were school teacher and trade unionist Farzad Kamangar, Ali Haydarian, Farhad [...] → Continue Reading Manchester solidarity demo against executions in Iran
FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS IN IRAN Vigil for all of those who have been arrested A vigil and rally called by Iranian students and supporters at the University of Manchester to show solidarity with hundreds of students and other political prisoners in Iran. Bring placards, banners and more importantly your friends! Thursday December 17 [...] → Continue Reading Free All Political Prisoners in Iran – Manchester Vigil on December 17th
Child M is Mehrshad Sadeghi from Gorton, Manchester. He is a 9 Year Old boy. Mehrshad is a happy and successful boy from a Manchester school. He has lived with his family in Manchester for the last two years. He has many friends. Mehrshad and his family are seeking asylum. They face persecution [...] → Continue Reading Do Not Deport Mehrshad Sadeghi to Iran! He is 9 years old!
On Saturday the 24th of October around 80 people packed into a South Manchester house to enjoy punk, electronic and experimental acts perform in a basement at a fundraiser for Iranian political prisoners. The event was mainly attended by crust-punks, students and squatters who donated £100 to the cause. Simon Morris of Ceramic Hobs, (long [...] → Continue Reading Manchester HOPI: Punk benefit for Iranian Students