Hands Off the People of Iran has been criticising the “Iran Tribunal” for its pro-imperialist agenda and links to funds that campaign for “regime change from above”, like the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). In this video, Yassamine Mather responds to some criticisms leveled against Hopi.
In-depth interview with Yassamine Mather, chair of the Hands Off the People of Iran (HOPI) with the American ‘Stop Imperialism’. They discuss the geopolilitical issues surrounding Iran ranging from the controversy regarding the nuclear program to Iran’s relations with the West and the SCO. In addition, they examine some of the internal politics of Iran, [...] → Continue Reading Audio interview with Yassamine Mather
(This article first appeared in the Weekly Worker) It seems such a long time that there have been threats of military action against Iran without them being followed through that some people may have become a bit blasé. It is a bit like the boy who cried wolf too many times perhaps. However, the reality [...] → Continue Reading Yassamine Mather: Our duty to Iran’s working class
Supporters of Workers Fund Iran will be pounding the streets in the Berlin marathon on September 25th . They will be getting their running shoes on to raise sponsorship money for the important and unique work of this charity – can you support them? Workers Fund Iran (WFI) was founded in December 2005 inspired by [...] → Continue Reading Sponsor Workers Fund Iran supporters running in the Berlin Marathon!
The Guardian – Four Iranians, including a 17-year-old boy, are on hunger strike and have sewn their lips together with fishing wire in protest at plans by the British government to send them back to Tehran. The men, who are among six protesters to have not eaten for 16 days, say they were beaten, tortured [...] → Continue Reading Iranian hunger strikers sew their lips together in protest at UK deportation
Supporters of Workers Fund Iran will be pounding the streets in the Hamburg marathon on May 22. They will be getting their running shoes on to raise sponsorship money for the important and unique work of this charity – can you support them? Workers Fund Iran (WFI) was founded in December 2005 inspired by suggestions [...] → Continue Reading Workers Fund Iran at Hamburg Marathon 2011
This successful meeting on February 12 2011 agreed to launch the campaign ‘Free Jafar Panahi and all political prisoners in Iran!’ For a report (first published in the Weekly Worker) , click here For videos of the event, click here For John McDonnell’s speech which launched the campaign, click here Find below information on the [...] → Continue Reading Hopi Annual General Meeting 2011
Statement of a group of Iran Khodro workers January 26 2011 The statement below has been translated and distributed by Hands Off the People of Iran. It is from a group of workers in Iran Khodro, Iran’s main car manufacturer. They report a major accident which took place during night shift on January 25 in [...] → Continue Reading Protests at Iran Khodro after four workers are killed and 13 injured
Please sign the petition here We demand the immediate release of Dr. Fariborz Raisdana We have learned the astonishing news of “Dr. Raisdana’s arrest” by the security agents of the Islamic republic on the early morning of December 19th, 2010 at his home in Tehran. Dr. Fariborz Raisdana is a well known intellectual, economist, social [...] → Continue Reading We demand the immediate release of Dr. Fariborz Raisdana
As we approach the anniversary of the mass demonstrations that shook the theocratic regime last year. The repressive security apparatus has stepped up their attacks and violence on opposition activists. The regime executed 13 people in Ghezel Hesar prison at the beginning of June in a warning to opposition activists that a repeat of last [...] → Continue Reading Free Behzad Bagheri, Bahman Khodadadi and all political prisoners now!