This was recorded at a meeting hosted by Hands Off the People of Iran in London on July 4. The speakers are John McDonnell MP and Yassamine Mather (chair, Hopi) Download here
Solidarity meeting hosted by Hands Off the People of Iran Saturday July 4, 17.10 Room 3B University of London Union, Malet Street Speakers: John McDonnell MP Yassamine Mather (HOPI Chair) Socialist Workers’ Party (invited) Socialist Party (invited) Iranian society is convulsed by a political crisis on a scale not seen for over a decade. Masses… Continue reading Iran 2009: Society in Rebellion – Meeting this Saturday!
HOPI Cork Meeting Thursday 2 July Victoria Hotel Patrick Street 8pm Solidarity with the struggle in Iran. Down with the Islamic Regime! Release all the prisoners now! Speakers: Mick Barry Socialist Party Councillor Fariba Talebi, Iranian political activist Contact Anne on 086 23 43 238 Anne@hopoi.info
Bazaari’s in Tehran struck on Saturday (June 27) against the continued post-election repression, the carpet Bazaar was closed down down and trading was almost non existent. Over the last couple of days actions against the regime have continued across Iran. Further repression and killings have taken place with some families having no idea whether or… Continue reading Protests continue in Iran – Free All Political Prisoners
Permanent Revolution and HOPI Steering Committee member Stuart King on the largest period of social unrest in Iran since 1979. Following the announcement of “an overwhelming victory” for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the 12 June Presidential election and the defeat of opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, up to a million people poured onto the streets in… Continue reading Iran: first round to Ahmadinejad?
Ayatollah Khamenei’s June 19 speech reminded many Iranians of some of the utterances of the shah in the last months of his rule: former president and current chairman of the ‘assembly of experts’ Ali Akbar Rafsanjani cannot be corrupt – he has been the supreme leader’s friend for over 50 years! Everyone in Iran had… Continue reading Beginning of the End by Yassamine Mather
Message from Iranian Workers Free Trade Union 23 June 2009 Forty-eight days have passed since the suppression and arrest of workers’ gathering on International Labour Day – May Day. During this time our country has witnessed important events and we witness widespread and amazing changes in the social movement. During their televised debates the presidential… Continue reading Message from Iranian Workers’ Free Trade Union
We reprint this article from Al-Jazeera English as it provides good information on unfolding developments within the opposition… Middle East Iran protesters plan new rally Supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi, the defeated main opposition candidate in Iran’s presidential election, have called for a protest outside parliament in Tehran in defiance of a government ban. The… Continue reading New Rally planned in Iran
Hands off the People of Iran held a very successful demonstration outside the Iranian Embassy in Dublin last Saturday, 20 June. We will continue our protest this coming Saturday 27 June at 2pm, Central Bank, Dame Street Dublin. The demonstration began at 1pm, at the same time that people were taking to the streets of… Continue reading ‘marg bar Ahmadinejad, marg bar Moussavi, marg bar Khamenei’ – HOPI Ireland take to the streets