Iran: Education International demands the unconditional release of teacher unionists

28 February 2024 Education International renewed its call for the release of imprisoned teachers and unionists in Iran and asked for the International Labour Organization (ILO) to follow up on the issue in a recent meeting with the Director General, […]

A challenge to the future of theocracy in Iran

In protest against the corrupt ruling dictatorship, the left is rejecting the sham parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections taking place in Iran today. NAVID SHOMALI of the Tudeh Party of Iran explains why Iranian communists have called for a […]

Factbox-Key facts about Iran’s elections on Friday

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranians will vote in a parliamentary election on March 1 seen as a litmus test of the clerical establishment’s popularity amid growing discontent over economic, political and social strains. Iran’s clerical rulers are seeking a big turnout […]

Iran elections: First polls held since 2022 nationwide protests

By Farnoosh Amirshahi The first elections in Iran since the nationwide anti-government protests of 2022 take place on Friday. There will be two separate polls: one for members of parliament and the other for members of the Assembly of Experts, […]

Vast majority of Iranians want a secular government, poll reveals

Story by Melanie Swan Iran begins first election campaign since 2022 mass protests An Iranian government secret opinion poll has revealed that 73 per cent of those participated said they support secularism Almost three-quarters of Iranians want a secular government […]

 

Iran: Education International demands the unconditional release of teacher unionists

28 February 2024 Education International renewed its call for the release of imprisoned teachers and unionists in Iran and asked for the International Labour Organization (ILO) to follow up on the issue in a recent meeting with the Director General, […]

A challenge to the future of theocracy in Iran

In protest against the corrupt ruling dictatorship, the left is rejecting the sham parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections taking place in Iran today. NAVID SHOMALI of the Tudeh Party of Iran explains why Iranian communists have called for a […]

Factbox-Key facts about Iran’s elections on Friday

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranians will vote in a parliamentary election on March 1 seen as a litmus test of the clerical establishment’s popularity amid growing discontent over economic, political and social strains. Iran’s clerical rulers are seeking a big turnout […]

Iran elections: First polls held since 2022 nationwide protests

By Farnoosh Amirshahi The first elections in Iran since the nationwide anti-government protests of 2022 take place on Friday. There will be two separate polls: one for members of parliament and the other for members of the Assembly of Experts, […]

Vast majority of Iranians want a secular government, poll reveals

Story by Melanie Swan Iran begins first election campaign since 2022 mass protests An Iranian government secret opinion poll has revealed that 73 per cent of those participated said they support secularism Almost three-quarters of Iranians want a secular government […]

CODIR Bulletin Winter 2024 is published!

CODIR has published a bulletin. The bulletin covers the following: . Please click here to view.

Steel workers of INSIG – Ahvaz have resumed their strike!

According to the Telegram channel of “The Independent Voice of the Workers at the National Steel Group”, this morning, Monday February 12, 2024, a group of workers of Iran National Steel Industrial Group (INSIG) staged a protest by halting the […]

Iran marks the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution as tensions grip the wider Middle East

Iran marked Sunday the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution amid tensions gripping the wider Middle East over Israel’s continued war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Thousands of Iranians marched through major streets and squares decorated with flags, balloons and banners with […]

Iranian workers pause strike as employer pledges to meet demands

6 February, 2024After suspending their strike and then going back on it due to failed promises, Iranian steel workers have again suspended the strike after employers have committed to their demands, which include alignment of salaries with other steel companies, implementation of a job classification plan and […]

The European Parliament on 8 February 2024, adopted a resolution condemning the continued executions in Iran!

European Parliament resolution on the increased number of executions in Iran, in particular the case of Mohammad Ghobadlou (2024/2551(RSP)) The European Parliament, –       having regard to Rules 144(5) and 132(4) of its Rules of Procedure, A.      whereas over 800 individuals were executed […]