On Saturday October 1, the Bandar Imam Petrochemical workers’ strike entered its seventh day. As on previous days, the workers of the Bandar Imam Petrochemical plant gathered in Mosharaf Square to protest in front of the head office of the petrochemical company. At various times during the day they marched and shouted slogans in the… Continue reading Strike by Bandar Imam Petrochemical workers enters its seventh day
Workers of Bandar Imam Petrochemical Complex in Mahshahr have been on strike since Sunday 25th september 2011 . According to reports from Iran , workers from Arvand, Amirkabir, and Tondguyan Petrochemical plants have joined this strike, making this the first nationwide strike by ‘oil’ worlers since 1980. According to reports from Iran , 6000 workers employed… Continue reading Strike by Thousands of Workers in Mahshahr Petrochemical Complex
Video: ‘The Arab revolution – back on the agenda’ Speakers: Mohammad Reza Shalgouni (Founder member of the Revolutionary Workers of Iran (Rahe Kargar)) and Moshé Machover (Israeli socialist) At Communist University 2011, comrade Machover discussed the state of the revolutionary upheaval in the Arab speaking world. While the revolt in each country has its specific… Continue reading Video: ‘The Arab revolution – back on the agenda’
Supporters of Hands of the People of Iran have produced a bulletin on working class struggle in Iran for trade unionists and anti-war activists. We will be giving out hundreds of copies at demonstrations, meetings and conferences over the coming months, starting with the PCS Conference beginning on May 18. If you would like copies… Continue reading Iran Workers Bulletin
The Guardian – Four Iranians, including a 17-year-old boy, are on hunger strike and have sewn their lips together with fishing wire in protest at plans by the British government to send them back to Tehran. The men, who are among six protesters to have not eaten for 16 days, say they were beaten, tortured… Continue reading Iranian hunger strikers sew their lips together in protest at UK deportation
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!
This successful meeting on February 12 2011 agreed to launch the campaign ‘Free Jafar Panahi and all political prisoners in Iran!’ For a report (first published in the Weekly Worker) , click here For videos of the event, click here For John McDonnell’s speech which launched the campaign, click here Find below information on the… Continue reading Hopi Annual General Meeting 2011
Please click on the links to view the videos: Mark Fischer (Hopi secretary) opens Hopi AGM 2011 Wikileaks, war and revolution – Moshe Machover Wikileaks, war and revolution – Mike Macnair The situation in Iran – Ruben Markarian (Rahe Kargar) The situation in Iran – Yassamine Mather John McDonnell launches campaign ‘Free Jafar Panahi and… Continue reading Videos: HOPI AGM 2011
Tens of thousands of people defied a ban by the Islamic regime and protested on the streets of Iran on February 14 2011. The Iranian people are protesting in solidarity with the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt – now they want their own dictator and the whole regime to go. Some films we have been… Continue reading February 14: films about the protests in Iran
At Hopi’s AGM on February 12 2011, John McDonnell MP launched this important new campaign. We will hold a first open organising meeting soon, so please get in touch if you want to get involved. Email email@example.com or call Mark on 07950 416 922.