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Leon Kuhn: 'If only Iranians were civilised like us'

07 April 2007

Bloody history of intervention in Iran

07 April 2007
The people of Iran have every reason to be fearful and suspicious of US and British military activity in their region. Both powers have a long history of imperial intervention in Iran – installing dictatorships, fomenting wars and terrorising ordinary people.

Stand by the Iranian people against the US

07 April 2007
With typical hypocrisy Tony Blair has complained about "captured personnel being paraded and manipulated" in Iran. George Bush has joined in the attacks.

Iranians kidnapped by US forces

31 March 2007
Iranian diplomats are still being held in occupied Iraq after being seized by US forces and by kidnappers wearing the uniforms of elite Iraqi army units.

George Galloway: Resist the war drive against Iran

31 March 2007
The capture by Iranian forces of 15 British sailors in the Gulf brought shrill, bellicose headlines last weekend and calls for retribution.

Teachers in Iran face repression

24 March 2007
Around 1,000 teachers were arrested in the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday of last week, as they gathered for what would have been their third protest outside Iran’s parliament in recent weeks.

Delegates flock to anti-war People's Assembly

24 March 2007
Jahan Hajipour is an Iranian journalist. He took time off work to join a delegation from Sheffield, where he now lives, to the People’s Assembly held in London on Tuesday of this week.

100,000 protest against the war

03 March 2007
A huge demonstration filled the streets of central London last Saturday calling for all occupying troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, no replacement of Britain’s nuclear weapons system, and no attack on Iran.

100,000 on London anti-war march demand all troops out of Iraq and no Trident replacement

24 February 2007
A huge demonstration filled the streets of central London today, calling for all occupying troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, no replacement of Britain’s nuclear weapons system and no attack on Iran.

March to stop madness of war in Iraq and threats to Iran

17 February 2007
George Bush and Tony Blair have created an inferno in Iraq – one they are stoking by pouring in more troops.

Another ‘dodgy dossier’ increases pressure on Iran

17 February 2007
Grainy photos of rusty canisters. Damage to a US vehicle after a roadside bomb. Mortar shell case markings in English (rather than in Farsi). A lump of copper embedded in a police car.

Dark clouds gather over the Persian Gulf as US threatens Iran

10 February 2007
George Bush and the US establishment are preparing for yet another war in the Middle East. As in the build up to war with Iraq, the justification for military action against Iran is the looming threat supposedly posed by the regime’s pursuit of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

‘Surge’ into Iraq threatens to spill into Iran and Syria

20 January 2007
The threat of war against Iran came one step closer this week when the US neocons announced they are "going to deal" with Iran.

Nine hundred at Sheffield anti-war rally

23 September 2006
An audience of 900 people in Sheffield heard veteran Labour left-winger Tony Benn warn that "war with Iran could be the beginning of a Third World War."

US ‘dodgy dossier’ on Iran exposed as lies

23 September 2006
The warmongers have been caught red handed again - this time using lies to spin the case for a war on Iran.

Don’t let imperialists hijack Iran's movement from below

16 September 2006
The next few months will be decisive ones for the "war on terror" as the US steps up its pressure on Iran. The Iranian nuclear issue is back on the agenda, with the passing of another United Nations (UN) deadline and another "negative report". This external pressure has implications for politics inside Iran.

Unite to stop US-led war and sanctions against Iran

09 September 2006
The end of August has seen the deadline of the UN Security Council resolution on Iran pass. Iran has ignored the demand to suspend uranium enrichment for a civilian nuclear technology that it regards as its inalienable right under the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Say no to US-driven sanctions against Iran

02 September 2006
The US government has reacted to its humiliation over Lebanon by ratcheting up the pressure on Iran.

Stop the War Conference: prepare to encircle Labour’s warmongers

17 June 2006
"We must flood Manchester with people saying that they are not prepared to let Bush and Blair attack Iran." This was the message from Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn as he called on people to mobilise for a national demonstration at the Labour Party conference in Manchester on 23 September.

Offside: a sideways glimpse at the Iranian regime

10 June 2006
Iran will continue to feature in newspaper headlines this month – for two reasons. The first is the stance taken by the US and Britain over Iran’s nuclear programme. The other is that Iran is taking part in the football world cup, which starts this week in Germany.

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