Iran

Against Trump’s Sanctions on Iran!

In May, US President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was pulling out of the nuclear deal between Iran, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China, signed by Barack Obama in 2015. He also announced the resumption of sanctions against Iran in two phases within 90 and 180 days. By Fabio Bosco On...

Women’s Struggle in Iran

As part of the world ascent of women for democratic and economic demands, Iran women carried out a demonstration on last March 8th, despite all the oppression they suffer.  By Lena Souza.   The last demonstration attempt on women international day had been in 2006. When the women gathered, and the police...

Trump announces withdrawal of his country from Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump announced on 8 May the withdrawal of the United States from the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program, called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and the restoration of sanctions against Tehran. By Marcos Margarido.   "This was a horrible, one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made...

Changing the Story of Iranian Popular Resistance

Since Thursday December 28th, Iranians have once again taken to the streets. Thousands, perhaps more, have protested in mass displays of general discontent, voicing economic, social, and political demands. These mark the largest protests since the 2009 millions-strong uprising against the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, also known as...

Demonstrations in Iran question the Ayatollah regime

2018 began with demonstrations in several Iranian cities, among them Teheran, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz, the four biggest cities in the country. Thousands of people, according to some activists, went onto the streets responding to a call made through social networks to protest against the high prices of food...

No ‘Peace Dividend’ for Iranian Workers!

For many decades the Iranian regime has justified its repression of workers’ rights (as well as women, national and religious minorities, the youth, the disabled, LGBTQ people, writers, artists and the vast majority of the population) because of war, military skirmishes, diplomatic disputes and so on. By Shahrokh Zamani Action...

A message to Iran: ‘The revolution is coming’

Picture: Uprising in the Mahabad area of Iran’s Western Azerbaijan province This article, writen by Salameh Kaileh, was posted originally on the website alarabi (see address at the end). It sheds light on the current political situation of Iran, with which we agree, and the reasons why Iranian leaders are...

Tension grows between Iran and imperialism

Hung upside down. That’s how Queen Elizabeth’s portrait was displayed by militant Iranians on Britain’s embassy in Tehran. This image became a symbol of opposition and shows the increasingly strained relations between British and American imperialism and the Ahmadinejad regime in Iran. In late November, in reaction to the...

Iran’s Natural Gas Riches: US Knife to the Heart of World Future Energy

The scheduled start of drilling this month by China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) in Iran’s South Pars gas field could be both a harbinger and explanation of much wider geopolitical developments. First of all, the $5 billion project – signed last year after years of foot dragging by western...

Support the ‘Iranian workers are not alone!’ campaign

The new Iranian labour movement stands at a crucial turning point. On 8 March over 35,000 teachers from Tehran province protested against low pay outside the Majles (parliament). Around 50 to 60 of them have now been arrested, including a number of their leaders. In all over 100,000 teachers...

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