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Quotes: Why we don’t support the Iran Tribunal

Israeli socialist and found of Matzpen, Moshé Machover, believes that some of the organisers and participants have “acted with evident good will, but that is not enough. It often happens that people of good intentions lend themselves out of naivety … Continue reading

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The 7 key arguments against the “Iran Tribunal”

1. Payam Akhavan (chair and spokesperson of the tribunal’s steering committee) has links to organisations that have accepted large amounts of money from the US government 2. The tribunal refuses to take a stand against war and sanctions on Iran … Continue reading

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Audio interview with Yassamine Mather

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 … Continue reading

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Hopi weekend conference: April 21-22, central London

The danger of a new war in the Middle East is increasing every day. The war drums are beating ever louder, especially in Israel. Hands Off the People of Iran is hosting this weekend conference in order to highlight the … Continue reading

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Yassamine Mather: Our duty to Iran’s working class

(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 … Continue reading

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Video: Iran – what’s behind the sabre-rattling?

A discussion between Yassamine Mather (Hopi); M. Reza Shalgouni (Rahe Kargar) and Mike Macnair (Communist Party of Great Britain Iran: What’s behind the sable-rattling of the US and Israel? from Hands Off the People of Iran on Vimeo.

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Jafar Panahi released on bail – but the struggle continues!

A picture of Panahi taken yesterday

Hands Off the People celebrates the fact that Iranian film maker Jafar Panahi has been released from prison after more than two months. For the last week, he has been on hunger strike to protest against the conditions in the … Continue reading

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