Archive for October, 2022

Global Unions condemn the brutality of the Iranian authorities and demand the release of all imprisoned trade unionists

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) and the Global Union Federations (GUFs) condemn the continued brutality of the Iranian authorities against their own people and call for stronger international pressure against […]

Shirin Neshat joins protests against Iran’s worsening human rights situation with new digital works

Protesters gathered last night in support of the women of Iran at London's Piccadilly Circus where Shirin Neshat's Woman Life Freedom commission was screened Courtesy of Circa and the artist

Pieces in West Hollywood and London’s Piccadilly are a reaction to the death of 22-year-old student Mahsa Amini, after being detained by authorities in the country The New York-based Iranian artist Shirin Neshat has unveiled a digital art piece in […]

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 […]