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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Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign officially launches!

The Campaign was officially launched last week on 20 October 2016 in London. The meeting, held at the Head Quarters of the National Union of Teachers heard contributions from a number of speakers from the labour and trade union movement and included veteran Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

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By |October 26th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|Comments Off on Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign officially launches!

Iran: Appeals Court approves six-year sentence of Esmail Abdi, teachers’ leader

Branch 36 of the Tehran Appeals Court has approved the six-year sentence of Esmail Abdi, General Secretary of the Teachers’ Trade Association (TTA). (more…)

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Campaign launch – October 20th, London

The following post was published on the Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign website.

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Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on repression in Iran

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on repression in Iran and payments from Press TV. (more…)

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Afghanistan: Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign begins its activities

The activists of the Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign in Afghanistan begin their activities by pasting posters in Kabul.

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Iran: Seventeen Agh Darreh Gold Miners Flogged!

Seventeen gold miners were flogged in north-western Iran after protesting against mass sackings.

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Alborz Province action in solidarity with Jafar Azimzadeh and Afshin Sohrabzadeh

On Monday May 23rd activists of the Workers’ Action Committee in Alborz Province showed their solidarity and support for Jafar Azimzadeh and Afshin Sohrabzadeh by distributing two posters in various neighbourhoods.

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Jafar Azimzadeh’s message to the ILO Conference

Jafar Azimzadeh, a prominent labour activist who has been on hunger strike since April 29th, has sent a message to the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference, opening on May 30th. A number of Iranian labour activists and organisations have recently sent messages and open letters to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) drawing its attention – yet again! – to the plight of workers in Iran and pointing out that the so-called workers’ delegates attending the Conference are regime lackeys and not workers’ genuine representatives.

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

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