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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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Panahi stages hunger strike

panahi pic

Ben Lewis reports on the campaign to free the outspoken film maker imprisoned by the Iranian regime Activists in Hands Off the People of Iran have been informed that Jafar Panahi, the internationally acclaimed film maker who has been incarcerated … Continue reading

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Opposition to imperialism does not mean support for Ahmadinejad

Fight for freedom

Mohammad Reza Shalgouni is a founder-member of the Organisation of Revolutionary Workers of Iran (Rahe Kargar) and has been elected as a member of its central committee on a number of occasions. He spent nine years as a political prisoner … 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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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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