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Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922-2009)

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The contradictory figure of Ayatollah Montazeri died in the early hours of Sunday, December 20. In one of his last statements, he warned that the current crisis in Iran was threatening the entire basis of the regime. Yet how did … Continue reading

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Hopi activists at Azar 16 demo outside Iranian Embassy in London

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On Monday December 7, Hands Off the People of Iran activists attended a demonstration outside the Iranian embassy to mark Students Day. It was particularly important for those outside Iran to express our solidarity because this year’s commemorations in that … Continue reading

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15 Arrests at demonstration after the closure of paper Etemad Melli (National Trust)

Mehdi Karoubis Etemad-e Melli paper closed down

The regime has “temporarily” shut down the newspaper of defeated reformist candidate Mehdi Karoubi. has Etemad-e Melli was closed down under the orders of the prosecutor’s office and no edition appeared on the streets today (August17). It has been alleged … Continue reading

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Show trials and apologetics

Just as Iranian ex-leftwingers in the west call for reconciliation between the two wings of the Islamic regime, the ruling faction clamps down on its rivals. Yassamine Mather reports The Stalinist show trial of Saturday August 1 – when a … Continue reading

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Iran: le debut de la fin

French translation of Yassamine Mather’s article ‘The Beginning of the End’ on the Carre Rouge website.

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Hunger Strike in Berlin

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Police shoot at protesters

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Numerous Videos from July 17 Protests

For some excellent video coverage on YouTube, follow the link to the Hamounism Blog

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Crackdown on Iranian oil workers

Hopi activists have heard  that a number of oil workers and  employees at the Tehran Oil refinery havee been arrested – a clear sign that the regime fears a strike. The oil workers’ militancy is in part due to their … Continue reading

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Rafsanjani's Full Speech

From the LA Times As far as the occasions of the week are concerned, the most important occasion was the death anniversary Imam Kazem, our seventh [Shiite] imam, who was one of our most oppressed imams who experienced much hardship. … Continue reading

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