Iran: On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Mykonos restaurant assassinations

Twenty-five years ago, on September 17th 1992, three Kurdish opposition leaders and another activist were assassinated by the Iranian regime. These assassinations in Berlin were part of the regime’s campaign of eliminating opposition leaders – even those exiled in Europe. Although a number of people were jailed for this act of state-sponsored terrorism, the real architects of the plan are still part of the ruling elite in Iran. (more…)

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Iran: Demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi

The following is a report of a demonstration outside the Majles in support of Reza Shahabi. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi on the 24th day of his hunger strike

After 24 days on hunger strike Reza Shahabi’s health is deterioration. His condition is now said to be serious. (more…)

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Reza Shahabi: back in jail!

Reza Shahabi, a member of the Executive Committee of the Trade Union of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company, was ordered to return to prison on August 8th. (more…)

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    Socialist Workers’ Voice: TV programmes going strong after three years!

Socialist Workers’ Voice: TV programmes going strong after three years!

In August 2014, on the initiative of the Iranian Revolutionary Marxists’ Tendency, the Sedaye Kargar-e Sosialist (Socialist Workers’ Voice) TV channel began broadcasting directly into the homes of workers and the oppressed in Iran. (more…)

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Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Strike: Thirty Workers Locked Out

On Thursday, June 22nd, a further escalation in the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane workers’ strike took place: the company’s security guards prevented thirty workers from entering the factory. The workers locked out by the bosses have between 18 and 22 years’ experience of working at the plant.

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Active Boycott of the Iranian regime’s phoney ‘elections’

Tomorrow, May 19th 2017, the Iranian regime will yet again hold phoney ‘elections’ to disguise the basic fact that it is one of the most repressive capitalist dictatorships in the twenty-first century. Along with the ‘presidential elections’ there will also be ‘local elections’ in Iran’s cities and villages.

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Hundreds of teachers go on protest across Iran!

At ten o’clock this morning hundreds of teachers and retired teachers across Iran went on protest. (more…)

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Iran: HEPCO workers paid two months’ wages, owner “arrested”

After a month of strikes, demonstrations and marches the workers of HEPCO have been paid two months’ unpaid wages and the owner of the factory is reported to have been arrested!

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Iran: Alborz Province Painters’ Union in solidarity with the rescue workers and firefighters who died at the Plasco building

Letter of the Alborz Province Painters’ Union expressing solidarity with the rescue workers and firefighters who died at the Plasco building.

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