Tag Archives: Mousavi

Yassamine Mather: Spin and lies in US

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Yassamine Mather exposes the concerted efforts of the Islamic regime against Iranian women Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the 43 year old mother of two who awaits the death penalty by stoning in Iran on adultery charges brought by the sharia court … Continue reading

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Yassamine Mather: why a colour revolution from above would be so dangerous

Hands Off the People of Iran chair Yassamine Mather assesses the current situation in Iran at Communist University 2010.

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Divided theocratic regime paralysed by sanctions

As the US steps up it efforts to provoke regime change from above, Yassamine Mather looks at the reasons for the failure of the working class to win leadership of the opposition movement New sanctions imposed by the United States … Continue reading

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Video: Green betrayal in Iran

This is a new video of Yassamine Mather speaking about a year of resistance, working class struggle and betrayal in Iran. It was filmed during a fringe event of ‘Marxism 2010’ organised by London Communist Forum. Yassamine Mather is the … Continue reading

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Iran: Reform and Revolution

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Recent news about Iran has been dominated by U.S. attempts to increase sanctions, and one could be forgiven for thinking the world hegemonic capitalist power is preparing war against a major nuclear power. The reality is far different: all the … Continue reading

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‘Reformists’ fear revolution

Repression and Resistance

    Repression and Resistance  The attempt by the two wings of the Iranian regime to shelve their differences is unlikely to defuse the mass movement, writes Yassamine Mather  More than two weeks after the demonstrations of December 27 2009, … Continue reading

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27 December: Iran’s bloody Sunday

Mass protests rock Islamic Republic

December 27 was the bloodiest and most violent convulsion in Iran since the June elections. Millions of ordinary Iranians came out onto the streets to use the Ashura ceremonies and mourning as a focal point of opposition protests. In every … Continue reading

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16 Azar: The entire regime is the target!

“Mousavi is an excuse, the entire regime is the target”

The 56th anniversary of a murder of a student by the Shah’s security forces during Vice-president Nixon’s visit in 1953 may prove to be the last held under the heel of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Possibly millions of students, … Continue reading

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Yassamine Mather: Workers gain new courage

Workers fight back

Iranian demonstrations have given a real boost to working class opponents of the regime, writes Yassamine Mather Every year November 4, the anniversary of the 1979 take-over of the US embassy in Tehran, is marked in Iran with a state-organised … Continue reading

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We stand with the people of Iran

Stop killing our comrades
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