22 April 2008
Persepolis is the cinematic adaptation of Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel, which is based upon her life growing up in Iran.
18 March 2008
Every anti-war activist should have a little gauge that measures, week by week, the risk of an attack by the US on Iran. Last week that gauge rose sharply.
11 March 2008
In the 1990s we witnessed the peak of the reform movement and the election of President Khatami. How would you compare the reform movement now, with that of the 1990s? What would you outline as the main factors that have held the movement back?
11 March 2008
12 February 2008
‘For students in Iran 7 December is an important date. It was on this day in 1953 that students staged mass protests in the University of Tehran at the visit of then US vice-president Richard Nixon.
29 January 2008
The World Against War
Demonstrate 15 MarchTroops out of Iraq and Afghanistan. Don’t attack Iran.Assemble 12 noon, Trafalgar Square, London. Called by the Stop the War Coalition, CND and BMI as part of a global protest.
11 December 2007
Rejected by Britain, abandoned by France and adrift inside fortress Europe. The countries they fled from reads like a list of the battlegrounds in the "war of terror" – Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan, Iraq, Kurdistan, Palestine, Somalia, Iran, Eritrea.
04 December 2007
Mohammad Omidvar represents Iran’s Tudeh (Communist) Party. He told the session on Iran about a growing movement for change inside the country.
27 November 2007
Students across Britain held protests, meetings and street theatre on Thursday of last week as part of the Stop the War Coalition’s student day of action against an attack on Iran.
13 November 2007
Gordon Brown turned up the heat on Iran this week by threatening serious consequences if the country did not comply with US demands to ditch its nuclear programme.
13 November 2007
The Stop the War Coalition is mobilising against the US, France and Britain’s threats against Iran. Its recent conference called for two days of action next week to highlight the growing danger of the extension of the "war on terror" to Iran.
06 November 2007
Year six of the "war on terror" has produced warnings of war on Iran and plans for US military bases in Lebanon that threaten Syria and the Lebanese resistance.
02 October 2007
Gordon Brown was in Basra in Iraq on Tuesday of this week to announce that 1,000 British troops would leave the city by the end of the year. But 4,000 will remain in Iraq – despite being driven out of Basra city last month.
25 September 2007
The drums of war against Iran were beating stronger and faster this week.
18 September 2007
The mainstream media is usually keen on opinion polls, yet it curiously overlooked the results of a survey by the ORB agency last week.They asked 1,461 Iraqis how many household members had died as a result of the conflict since the 2003 invasion.
04 September 2007
The US is planning a huge propaganda blitz to prepare the ground for a strike on Iran.
21 August 2007
George Bush’s administration continues to try to tighten its vice around the Islamic Republican regime in Iran.
11 July 2007
Mansour Osanloo, the President of the Syndicate of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (Sherkat-e Vahed) was kidnapped on 10 July in Tehran, Iran by unknown assailants.
20 June 2007
Well over 300 people crowded into the Camden Irish Centre in north London last week to hear journalist Rageh Omaar discuss his recent documentary, Inside Iran.
10 April 2007
The US has been funding bomb attacks and the seizure of hostages inside Iran.