Yassamine Mather and Paul Mason on “Beneath The Surface” with Suzi Weissman

ymatherYassamine Mather (chair, HOPI) spoke on the roots of Islamist fundamentalism and the myth that the Paris attacks were caused by outrage from the provocations of an irreverent magazine. Continue reading Yassamine Mather and Paul Mason on “Beneath The Surface” with Suzi Weissman

HOPI’s Yassamine Mather on BBC Persian Service

The United States is about to release the frozen cash in some Iranians’ bank accounts, saying Tehran has kept to the interim deal over its nuclear programme. Yassamine Mather was invited to discuss the deal on the BBC Persian Service. Note, the clip is in Farsi throughout!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c08vHrPNPUc&feature=youtu.be

Livestream of tomorrow’s HOPI dayschool

While no substitute for being in the room and taking part in the day’s proceedings, a live stream of the HOPI dayschool tomorrow, Saturday 25th, will be accessible online. This is an experiment for HOPI which we hope will be useful for both Iranian comrades and others who unavoidably cannot make it on the day.

The stream will be accessible at the link below beginning at 10:30 am

http://new.livestream.com/accounts/6855020/events/2716774

Video: Yassamine Mather on Rowhani in Davos, Iran sanctions, and HOPI Conference

The uneasy agreement between the 5+1 powers and Iran over the country’s nuclear programme has provoked controversy in both countries and an almost hysterically hostile campaign from Israel. In the confusion, some clear facts emerge.

HOPI

University of London Union, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY

Registration: 10am

10.30-12.45
1) Imperialism, nuclear negotiations and US -Iran relations: Mike Macnair.
Israel and the need for war: Moshe Machover

13.30-15.00
2) Workers’ struggles before and after 1979: Torab Saleth
The Rouhani government, sanctions and workers’ struggles: Yassamine Mather

15.15-16.15
3) Iran’s national minorities: Nasrollah Ghazi

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This event will be broadcast on Livestream

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