A campaigning has been launched for the freedom of Marzieh Vafamehr, an Iranian actress who has been sentenced to 90 lashes and one year in jail for her role in My Tehran for Sale, an Australian film about an actress whose theatre work is banned in Iran. Actors’ Equity of Australia has set up an… Continue reading Protest against actress sentenced to 90 lashes and one year in jail
Message from John McDonnell MP and Yasssamine Mather, chair of Hands Off the People of Iran Dear friends, We are writing to you to inform you about two fundraising events organised by Hands off the people of Iran taking place over the coming months and to ask for your help in supporting these events. At… Continue reading From John McDonnell MP: Support Hopi vs LRC cricket match!
Supporters of Workers Fund Iran will be pounding the streets in the Berlin marathon on September 25th . They will be getting their running shoes on to raise sponsorship money for the important and unique work of this charity – can you support them? Workers Fund Iran (WFI) was founded in December 2005 inspired by… Continue reading Sponsor Workers Fund Iran supporters running in the Berlin Marathon!
On May 22, ten supporters of Workers Fund Iran (nine men and one woman) took part in the Hamburg Marathon to raise money for the charity, which supports workers in Iran who are suffering from financial hardship. The race started at nine am – and while the winner only needed two hours and nine minutes,… Continue reading Workers Fund Iran supporters at the Hamburg Marathon
Supporters of Workers Fund Iran will be pounding the streets in the Hamburg marathon on May 22. They will be getting their running shoes on to raise sponsorship money for the important and unique work of this charity – can you support them? Workers Fund Iran (WFI) was founded in December 2005 inspired by suggestions… Continue reading Workers Fund Iran at Hamburg Marathon 2011
According to the Daneshjoo News website, since the onset of Arash Sadeghi’s hunger strike on March 15, 2010 until the present, his physical condition has severely deteriorated. The effects of torture by government agents has been so severe that the student activist fell into a coma today, forcing the Evin prison officials to transfer him… Continue reading Imprisoned student activist in coma
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John McDonnell MP launched the new campaign, ‘Free Jafar Panahi and all political prisoners in Iran’, at the February 12 annual conference of Hands Off the People of Iran. This is his speech: This campaign is at the heart of Hopi’s work for the coming year. We formed Hopi at a time when there was… Continue reading John McDonnell MP: Free Jafar Panahi and all political prisoners
On March 4th five members of the Hands Off the People of Iran Manchester branch will be walking the Bogle, a fifty five mile walk round Manchester. We are walking to raise money for the charity Workers Fund Iran, which was set up in December 2005 with the aim to reduce and relieve poverty amongst… Continue reading Walking for Workers in Iran – Donate Here! Donate Now!
From National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts We the undersigned call for the release of, and dropping of all charges against, Iranian student Habibollah Latifi. This is urgent: Latifi’s execution was scheduled for 26 December 2010; it was postponed after international protests and after 300 supporters protesting outside the prison gates, but could be rescheduled at… Continue reading UK Students call for solidarity against the execution of Habibollah Latifi