Statement of Solidarity with Popular Mobilizations in Iran

La Voz de l@s Trabajadores/Workers’ Voice supports the struggle of working class people in Iran for political and democratic rights. We support our Iranian comrades in struggle fighting against austerity as expressed in their November 2019 uprising, and we condemn the state-led massacre of protesters. We also support the ongoing working...

Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Middle East after Iranian Leader Murder and Plane Shot Down

In the midst of revolutions in Iraq and Lebanon, the strengthening of both American imperialism and the Iranian regime brought about by the assassination of Qassem Suleimani was short-lived. By Hassan al-Barazili At first, President Trump strengthened himself through a power show by cowardly murdering both the top Iranian military commander...

No U.S. War on Iran!

Evidence has come to light (NBC news) that President Trump first authorized the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassim Soleimani last June. This effectively undercuts Trump’s story that he ordered the Jan. 3 strike that killed Soleimani to foil an impending Iranian attack on U.S. embassies. By La Voz de...

We reject the U.S. attack and assassination of the Iranian general

The Pentagon confirmed that the U.S. Army, by order of President Donald Trump, is responsible for a drone attack at Baghdad airport that killed General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the elite Al Quds force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, in charge of Iran operations abroad. By IWL International Workers League Soleimani...

Will the Iranian Mass Protests Stop?

The people’s protests which started on November 15 against the fuel price rise are already the largest ones since the 1979 Iranian revolution. By Hassan al-Barazili   Iranian authorities themselves recognize the extension of the damages: “Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli estimated as many as 200,000 people took part in the demonstrations, higher...

Once More, Death to the Dictator!

On November 15, 2019, the Iranian government announced a 200% increase in fuel prices. Each car will be allowed 60 liters per month on 50% increased price. By Hassan al-Barazili The increase itself is devastating for the unemployed and the poor. Unemployment is around 12% and there are up to 20...

Free Iranian Political Prisoners

The Iranian working people is fighting back the economic hardships brought by both 30-year neoliberal policies and U.S. comprehensive criminal economic sanctions. The minimum wage is US$ 120, inflation is around 50% per year, unemployment is on the rise, job security is almost not existent, temporary contracts are widespread...

Solidarity to Iranian Political Prisoners

CSP-Conlutas sent a letter to Iranian authorities asking them to readdress the imprisonment of labor activists. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Currently there are at least 13 activists in jail. Five political prisoners are connected to the 2018 strikes in the 2,900-worker Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Complex: Esmail Bakhshi, a workers leader, Sepideh Gholian,...

Stop U.S. Intervention Against Iran

On June 20, an Iranian missile knocked down a US $ 130 million unmanned U.S. spy plane that invaded its airspace. A day later, U.S. President Donald Trump decided to bomb three Iranian bases but retreated ten minutes before the start of the operation. He claimed that he learned that...

“Here is the voice of Tehran, the true voice of Iran, the voice of the revolution!”

With these words, on February 11, 1979, revolutionary groups that seized radio Tehran announced the end of the monarchy regime. By: Fabio Bosco As Ervand Abrahamian narrates , in the book Iran Between Two Revolutions: "The final drama began in Tehran on the night of Friday, February 9, when the imperial...

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