Ned Price

Price: US to study Iran response, sanctions were not helpful

The US State Department Spokesperson says major issues related to the Iranian nuclear deal have been largely settled. The US State Department Spokesperson, Ned Price, confirmed on Tuesday that the United States will continue to study Iran’s comments on the […]

EU and Iranian officials got discussions back on track in June after talks broke down

Iran submits ‘written response’ to EU nuclear deal draft

Iran has submitted a “written response” to a proposed nuclear deal, without offering any details, Iran’s official news agency reported. But sticking points that have held up a deal requires clarification, officials said. Iran has submitted a “written response” to […]

IndustriALL Global Union in solidarity with steelworkers at Ahvaz Steel in Iran

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am writing this letter to you as General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, representing more than fifty million workers in the mining, energy and manufacturing industries in 141 countries, to express our full support and […]

Breaking: Shocking demolition of homes and land grabs signals intensifying persecution of Iran’s Baháʼís

BIC GENEVA — In a cruel escalation, and just two days after previous attacks on Baháʼís across Iran, up to 200 Iranian government and local agents have sealed off the village of Roushankouh, in Mazandaran province, where a large number […]

Protests of the Ahvaz steelworkers gather apace!

Recent reports received by CODIR from Iran indicate that the current wave of industrial action throughout the country has significantly expanded in the past few days with the participation of workers in heavy industries. The Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics […]

 

Firefighters protest for their rights

Thursday, 20 January 2022 – Marking the fifth anniversary of the horrific Plasco Building fire, which took the lives of sixteen of the firefighters who went to tackle the blaze in extremely hazardous conditions, and which saw the collapse of […]

Iran nuclear talks deadlock risks dangerous vacuum

A man walks past barriers in front of the Palais Coburg hotel in Vienna, where the Iran nuclear deal talks are taking place. Photograph: Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images

Analysis: As clock runs down on Vienna talks, key obstacles remain to be cleared by Tehran and the west The countdown to the end of the six-month-long talks in Vienna on the future of the Iran nuclear deal has begun. No deadline […]

What’s at Stake in the Iran Nuclear Talks

GEORGE PERKOVICH,  KARIM SADJADPOUR While the United States needs Tehran to stop its enrichment program, the Islamic Republic is fighting for survival. Nuclear talks with Iran have resumed in Vienna, after former president Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Joint […]

Press Statement: “Death in custody of Iranian filmmaker and poet constitutes extrajudicial killing” says CODIR

Saturday, 8 January 2022 CODIR has joined the Iranian Writers’ Association (IWA) and other progressive and labour movement organisations in Iran to condemn the theocratic regime’s direct role in the death of political prisoner, Bektash Abtin, the renowned filmmaker, writer, […]

Communiqué of the Iranian Writers’ Association:
The “freedom-killer” regime has murdered Bektash Abtin!

People of Iran! Freedom-lovers of Iran and the world! Bektash Abtin (1974-2022), poet, filmmaker, and distinguished member of the Iranian Writers’ Association, has been murdered by the “freedom-killer” regime. On 3 December, Bektash Abtin presented himself to Evin Prison’s medical […]

The Looming Threat of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran

The Biden Administration faces a potential confrontation with a longtime rival that is better armed and more hard-line than at any time in its modern history. By Robin Wright December 27, 2021 Shortly after his Inauguration, Joe Biden appointed Rob Malley […]

New Year greetings from the Central Executive Council of CODIR

International Appeal for Solidarity with the Striking Teachers in Iran

Iranian schoolteachers have continued with their widespread and unprecedented campaign of sit-ins, strikes, demonstrations in towns and cities throughout Iran, having begun with three days of national action on Friday 10 December through to Sunday 12 December (weekends fall on […]

Solidarity message of NEU with the Iranian teachers campaigning for their rights

Cooperative Council of Iranian Teachers Trade Associations (CCITTA) 2nd floor, No.4, 21 Azar Al. Miriam St. East of Emamzade Ghasem sq. Tajrish sq. P.O. Box 193953543 Tehran Iran By email: info@hamahangi.org 14 December 2021 Dear Comrades, We write as Joint […]

Stand in solidarity with Iranian teachers’ protest for justice

Today (Monday 13 December 2021) thousands of protesting teachers have assembled in front of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) building in downtown Tehran, and the main headquarters of education authorities in 25 provinces and 60 cities across Iran, demanding justice and […]