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Defend Jafar Azimzadeh – on hunger strike for over three weeks!

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By |May 20th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|Comments Off

The Sykes-Picot agreement and the roots of imperialist domination of the Middle East

The following article was first published in 2006, on the ninetieth anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement. On the centenary of this infamous treaty between British and French imperialism, when there are a number of reactionary forces questioning it (including ISIS), it is important to reiterate the revolutionary alternative to this division of workers and the poor in the Middle East.
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An African “Homeland” for the Jewish Refugees?

In 1903, after the Kishinev pogrom, British imperialism proposed a territory in Kenya (the so-called ‘Uganda’ plan) to Theodor Herzl, the Zionist leader. The article below, written by C. L. R. James in 1938, shows that the plan was still being considered by imperialism thirty-five years later. James offers a revolutionary socialist alternative to settling the Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany in Kenya: “revolutionary struggle against capitalism”. (more…)

Iran: Six years after the state murder of Farzad Kamangar

On May 9th 2010 the Iranian regime murdered Farzad Kamangar, a teacher, journalist and civil society activist for alleged membership of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). Other Kurdish political prisoners executed on the same day included Shirin Alamhouli, Ali Heydarian and Farhad Vakili.
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By |May 11th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|0 Comments

Support Iran’s resurgent workers

Since the nuclear deal between the Iranian regime and the imperialist powers was signed in July 2015 trade and diplomatic relations with the European powers have taken off. Deals signed so far are already worth billions of euros, including one for 118 Airbuses (€25bn). Now even the Americans are keen to trade with Iran’s dictatorship. Oil and gas, automotive, aerospace and companies from many other industries are planning to export and even start production in Iran. For example, Chevrolets are already being exported to Iran and General Motors is also planning to re-start the Chevrolet joint venture in Iran.

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France: To repel the “Work” law… act now!

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France. (more…)

By |May 6th, 2016|France|0 Comments

May Day – The Fight To Reclaim Our Lives

The following article was first published on the Speak Out Now! site.

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May Day leaflet of Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign

This is the May Day leaflet of Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign (SZAC) that was distributed in London.
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Rasoul Bodaghi freed from Evin prison

On the evening of April 28th Rasoul Bodaghi, a member of the Teachers’ Trade Association, was released from Evin prison. (more…)

By |April 30th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|0 Comments

Iran: Protest by 800 Almahdi Aluminium Complex workers continues into third day

The following report was first published on the Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign (SZAC) site. (more…)