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Full interview with Isa Saharkhiz

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?

Iranian activists appeal for an end to US threats

11 March 2008
Isa Saharkhiz

Iran: a new left is emerging on the campuses

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.

World Against War events

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.

Refugees left to rot in Calais

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.

Resisting attack on Iran

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.

Student day of action against attacks on Iran

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.

Anti-war feeling in colleges helps build day of action

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.

Gordon Brown beats drums of war

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.

A conference to unite the world against war

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.

Chilling signs that Brown will back a US attack on Iran

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.

US prepares for war on Iran

25 September 2007
The drums of war against Iran were beating stronger and faster this week.

The lies about Iran and the truth about Iraq

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.

US gearing up to attack Iran

04 September 2007
The US is planning a huge propaganda blitz to prepare the ground for a strike on Iran.

Attacking Iran - this genie will not go back in its bottle

21 August 2007
George Bush’s administration continues to try to tighten its vice around the Islamic Republican regime in Iran.

Iranian trade unionist kidnapped

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.

Rageh Omaar breaks down Iran stereotypes

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.

US forces involved in funding Jundullah terror group in Baluchistan

10 April 2007
The US has been funding bomb attacks and the seizure of hostages inside Iran.

British sailors had been spying on Iran

10 April 2007
The 15 British sailors and Marines captured by the Iranians were involved in gathering intelligence about Iran.

US and Britain’s record of torture, war and robbery in Iran

07 April 2007
The capture of 15 Royal Navy personnel by Iran has been used to ratchet up the threats against the country. The US has sent two aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf, with a third battle group on its way this week. All three are nuclear armed.

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