Category: Features

NEU stands in solidarity with women and girls in Iran

The NEU extends solidarity to the women, girls, students and all those protesting in Iran following the death in police custody on 16 September of Mahsa Amini who was detained by Iran’s so-called ‘morality police’ on allegations that she had […]

Angela Davis shows solidarity with the Iranian people’s movement!

Professor Angela Davis, an esteemed and long-time champion of progressive politics in the United States, and prominent activist of the women’s movement as well as other popular campaigns, announced her solidarity with the progressive and radical protest movement that has […]

Iran: At least 82 Baluchi protesters and bystanders killed in bloody crackdown

Iranian security forces unlawfully killed at least 66 people, including children, and injured hundreds of others after firing live ammunition, metal pellets and teargas at protesters, bystanders and worshippers during a violent crackdown after Friday prayers on 30 September in […]

CODIR calls for international solidarity: Brutal attacks on universities signal a looming bloody crackdown by the theocratic regime!

CODIR is alarmed by the numerous reports of Islamic Republic security forces converging upon several university campuses, notably Sharif University in Tehran, which point towards a major onslaught by the regime on protesters being at least imminent if not already […]

Protests in Iran – regime change must come from the people

A woman shows a placard with a photo of of Iranian Mahsa Amini as she attends a protest against her death, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022.

As protests grow across Iran following the murder of Mahsa Amini, solidarity with the Iranian people is now more important than ever. JANE GREEN assesses the implications of current developments THE grip of the theocratic dictatorship which has been in […]

Iran’s Brutal Crackdown on “Women, Life, Freedom”

The front page of an Iranian newspaper featuring a Kurdish protester who died in police custody. (Fatemeh Bahrami / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Women across Iran have bravely taken to the streets to demand liberation from state repression and justice for Jîna Emînî, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman murdered by the “morality police.” By Azadeh Shahshahani and Yosi Badie SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 Iran’s “morality police” murdered Jîna […]

Justice for Mahsa Amini – World Federation of Democratic Youth WFDY

Mahsa Amini was only 22 years old. On the 15th of September, after being arrested by the so-called “morality police” of the Islamic Republic of Iran for wearing the hijab “wrongly”, she was mistreated and ultimately killed in their custody. […]

As protests rage on, Iran carries out strikes against Kurds in Iraq

Fighters with the Kurdish Komala Party inspect damage Wednesday after an attack on their headquarters in Iraq's Sulaymaniyah province. (Gailan Haji/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

The Washington Post – By Mustafa Salim Updated September 28, 2022 at 4:02 p.m. EDT|Published September 28, 2022 at 11:19 a.m. EDT BAGHDAD — Iran carried out deadly cross-border attacks Wednesday in northern Iraq, targeting the headquarters of three Iranian Kurdish opposition parties […]

Iran: “Protester killings must be urgently investigated by international accountability mechanism” says Amnesty chief

28 September 2022 Amnesty International ’s ongoing investigations into the crackdown on popular protests in Iran has revealed widespread patterns of unlawful use of force and ruthless violence by security forces. These include use of live ammunition, birdshot and other […]

Repeal of all laws that undermine women’s human rights!

DOIW condemns the killing of Mahsa Amini and those who have protested her death in detention Statement of the Democratic Organisation of Iranian Women – 23rd September 2022: Victory to the united struggle of the brave women and men of Iran; […]