Category: CODIR says…

Press release – Urgent action on International Workers Day 2021

30th April 2021 Press release The Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (CODIR) has called upon trade union leaders in the UK to take urgent action on International Worker’s Day (1st May) to highlight the ongoing plight […]

May Day! Call for urgent action!

On the eve of May Day 2021, join us in campaigning for the release of all trade unionists imprisoned in the Islamic Republic of Iran! CODIR calls for the release of Esmail Abdi and all imprisoned trade unionists in Iran, […]

Britain’s biggest trade union calls for release of all political prisoners in Iran

UNISON supports CODIR’s campaign for the release of women political prisoners in Iran! Following CODIR’s launching, on 8 March 2021, of a campaign drawing attention to the plight of several women detained in Evin Prison in Iran and calling for […]

The Dilemma of Iran’s Resistance Economy

Imperviousness to Sanctions Will Require Growth By Djavad Salehi-Isfahani March 17, 2021 When Joe Biden’s election as U.S. president was certified in January, Iran’s currency appreciated against the dollar by 20 percent. A Biden victory, many Iranians hoped, would mean a […]

Press release – Urgent action on International Women’s Day 2021

8th March 2021 For immediate use The Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (CODIR) has called upon trade union leaders in the UK to take urgent action on International Women’s Day (8th March) to highlight the ongoing […]

Solidarity with Women political prisoners in Iran

CODIR calls for the release of Iranian human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, serving 38 years in prison for simply doing her job! On the eve of 8th March CODIR appeals to the trade union and labour movement in Britain to […]

Women Political Prisoners Warn of Another Disaster in the Making!

In an open letter published on 2 March 2021, eight political prisoners in the women’s ward of Iran’s notorious Evin Prison spoke of their concern at the total lack of any attention to the health and safety of the inmates.  […]

Iran – nuclear deal in the balance

20th February 2021 The first foreign policy test for President Joe Biden looks sets to be the nuclear deal with Iran, which the United States reneged on in 2018.  Jane Green assesses the prospects of an agreement. The return to […]

Iran – give diplomacy a chance

31st January 2021 The major foreign policy challenge facing new US President, Joe Biden, is that of the relationship of the United States to the Islamic Republic of Iran and how this will impact upon the wider geo-political balance of […]

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