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
This is the leaflet that Hopi activists gave out at today’s demonstration called by the the International Trade Union Confederation, International Transport Workers Federation, Education International, and the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations. june26protests
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?
Through his election coup Ahmadinejad has initiated a military-style government, argues Mehdi Kia The Islamic regime in Iran has entered an irreversible turning point. In the first instance, on the morning of June 13 2009 it was fundamentally different from what existed before. At the same time the events of the last two weeks have… Continue reading A Different Regime
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
Today saw thousands of people come back out on to the streets of Iran in opposition to the brutality of the Iranian regime. The supreme leader has said that he will not yield to street protests and has not been shy in turning the squares and streets of Tehran into rivers of blood. Fierce clashes… Continue reading Another day of bloodshed and resistance in Iran – June 24
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
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHbIHlhKC10&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLvqNGUF8HE&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] Written reports will follow.