A call for solidarity as the movement for change in Iran gathers momentum!

For almost five years now, the theocratic dictatorship ruling Iran has been experiencing arguably the most acute and multidimensional crisis in its forty-year-plus reign – and a crisis that shows no sign of abating anytime soon. The Islamic Republic is […]

Theocratic regime declares war on protesting teachers in Iran

According to the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations, at least 230 teachers have been arrested since May 2022. At least 230 teachers and teacher union activists have been arrested since early May during the peaceful teacher protests nationwide. Additionally, at least […]

Swedish-Iranian Ahmadreza Djalali at risk of retaliatory execution

Tortured Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali, arbitrarily detained in Tehran’s Evin prison, is at risk of imminent execution. Mounting evidence indicates that Iranian authorities are holding him hostage and threatening to execute him to compel Belgium and/or Sweden to hand over […]

Iran nuclear deal nears potential ‘fatal blow’ as Tehran removes cameras, watchdog chief says

Dismantling the cameras poses a ‘serious challenge’ to the work of the International Atomic Energy Agency. BY STEPHANIE LIECHTENSTEIN VIENNA — Iran will remove surveillance cameras from key nuclear sites, the U.N. nuclear watchdog head said Thursday, leaving international observers in the […]

Iran’s currency hits new record low amid nuclear deal uncertainty

Iran’s response to the falling currency has been a typical mix of pumping cash and cracking down on speculators. By Maziar Motamedi Published On 12 Jun 2022 Tehran, Iran – Iran’s national currency has hit new all-time lows amid developments that have […]

 

A call for solidarity as the movement for change in Iran gathers momentum!

For almost five years now, the theocratic dictatorship ruling Iran has been experiencing arguably the most acute and multidimensional crisis in its forty-year-plus reign – and a crisis that shows no sign of abating anytime soon. The Islamic Republic is […]

Theocratic regime declares war on protesting teachers in Iran

According to the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations, at least 230 teachers have been arrested since May 2022. At least 230 teachers and teacher union activists have been arrested since early May during the peaceful teacher protests nationwide. Additionally, at least […]

Swedish-Iranian Ahmadreza Djalali at risk of retaliatory execution

Tortured Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali, arbitrarily detained in Tehran’s Evin prison, is at risk of imminent execution. Mounting evidence indicates that Iranian authorities are holding him hostage and threatening to execute him to compel Belgium and/or Sweden to hand over […]

Iran nuclear deal nears potential ‘fatal blow’ as Tehran removes cameras, watchdog chief says

Dismantling the cameras poses a ‘serious challenge’ to the work of the International Atomic Energy Agency. BY STEPHANIE LIECHTENSTEIN VIENNA — Iran will remove surveillance cameras from key nuclear sites, the U.N. nuclear watchdog head said Thursday, leaving international observers in the […]

Iran’s currency hits new record low amid nuclear deal uncertainty

Iran’s response to the falling currency has been a typical mix of pumping cash and cracking down on speculators. By Maziar Motamedi Published On 12 Jun 2022 Tehran, Iran – Iran’s national currency has hit new all-time lows amid developments that have […]

Iran’s Teachers’ Coordinating Council calls on the ILO to support justice for detained Iranian trade unionists 

An open letter to Delegates at the 110th Session of the International Labour Conference Geneva, 27 May-11 June 2022 We, the undersigned, are calling on the Delegate at the 110th Session of the International Labour Conference, and in particular the […]

Death Penalty 2021: State-sanctioned killings rise as executions spike in Iran and Saudi Arabia

Iran records highest known execution figure since 2017 Despite regression, 2021 global execution figure represents the second-lowest figure Amnesty International has recorded since at least 2010 Easing of Covid-19 restrictions sees surge in number of recorded death sentences Almost 90 […]

Hunger sparks anti-government protests in Iran

Recent protests over food prices in Iran are the latest in a series of protests in the Islamic Republic. JANE GREEN assesses the present upsurge in opposition to the regime. The current protests in Iran are the latest in a […]

The NEU condemns the acts of state violence against educators

“The NEU condemns the acts of state violence against educators taking part in legitimate protests and calls for the release of teachers arrested ….. in the past week….” 12 May 2022 Dear Comrades, We write as Joint General Secretaries of […]

VIENNA TALKS: Insubstantial optimism

Nuclear agreement with Iran: No information on talks of EU chief negotiator in Tehran During Mora’s return flight from Tehran to Brussels, there was a still unsolved incident during a stopover in Frankfurt am Main. The German Federal Police detained […]