Category: CODIR says…

َCODIR action is now live – Iranian Government- quash Toomaj Salehi death sentence now!

Please participate in the action now by clicking to the following websites: Please click on this link: https://actionnetwork.org/letters/quash-toomaj-salehi-death-sentence-now/ or this short link: https://bit.ly/SaveToomajSelehi You can also use the following QR Code. Tweet

Solidarity organisation condemns cultural terrorism in Iran 

Press release For immediate use 30th April 2024  The Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (CODIR) has called the death sentence imposed upon Iranian rapper, Toomaj Salehi, an act of cultural terrorism by the Iranian regime.  Calling for […]

Unprecedented Crackdown on Women Intensifies in Iran

Widespread security force’s crackdown on women amidst economic hardship and public discontent CODIR calls for urgent solidarity action with women in Iran! Confirmed reports from Iran tell of a calculated attempt by the regime to drive the courageous women and […]

CODIR joins DOIW to protest against upsurge of intimation against women’s right campaigners! 

Confirmed reports from Iran indicate that the dictatorial regime there has launched a massive campaign of intimidation, arrest, and maltreatment of women’s rights activists in the country.  During the past two weeks many peaceful campaigners have been arrested and transferred […]

Iran’s election disaster undermines the entire regime’s legitimacy

Analysing the results of last week’s elections reveals a devastating pattern for the theocratic regime, despite all their machinations, leaving them isolated and rejected — another popular movement cannot be far off, writes STEVE BISHOP RECENT parliamentary elections in Iran […]

Press release – Campaigners Call for Solidarity with Iranian People

3rd March 2024 Meeting on Saturday, the Central Council of CODIR – the Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights – made clear its response to the Iranian elections which took place last week. “The regime is now […]

Solidarity with the activists and members of the Coordinating Council of Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations (CCITTA)

CCITTA, founded in 2002, is an association of teachers’ organizations and employees of the Ministry of Education in Iran, which in its constitution  declares itself as a non-political and non-profit trade association. Its goal is to create coordination, cohesion, and […]

CODIR Calls for stay of Execution of Nayeb Askari! 

Political prisoner Nayeb Askari faces execution in Orumiyeh Central Prison on trumped-up charges based on confessions obtained through sustained and inhumane tortures. HRANA (Human Rights News Agency) reported on 2 February that Nayeb (Naeb) Askari, held in Orumiyeh Central Prison, […]

CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: BRITISH AND GLOBAL TRADE UNIONS URGED TO SUPPORT IRANIAN WORKERS’ STRIKES!

Trade unions in Britain and around the world are urged to show solidarity with Iranian workers in the steel, oil, petrochemical, railways, and their strikes for fair treatment and working conditions. The workers of Iran National Steel Industrial Group (INSIG) […]

CODIR strongly condemns execution of four Kurdish political prisoners in Iran this morning

Mizan news agency, affiliated with the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran, this morning [Monday 29 January] reported the execution of four Kurdish political prisoners, in Qezel Hesar prison in Karaj.  The execution of Mohsen Mazloum, Mohammad Faramarzi, Vafa Azarbar, […]