From Reuters India: TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran’s opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi will attend Friday prayers this week in his first official public appearance since last month’s disputed election, a statement on his website said. Mousavi’s statement, posted late on Wednesday, confirmed a media report earlier this week that he would attend the prayers at Tehran… Continue reading Moussavi to attend Friday prayers
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Yassamine Mather examines a regime in crisis and looks to working class forces for a solution The continuation of demonstrations and protests against the Islamic republic of Iran, albeit on a smaller scale than two weeks ago, have fuelled further divisions at every level of the religious state: the Shia scholars of Ghom oppose the… Continue reading Iran: their solidarity and ours
An article by Hopi Steering Committee Member David Broder on the Commune website: While in the last two years there were strikes on the Tehran bus network and in isolated factories, as well as illegal student protests thousands strong, the post-election demonstrations were by far the greatest challenge to the authority of the Ayatollahs’ regime… Continue reading Beyond Moussavi: The Movement of the Iranian Masses
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