Category Archives: Repression

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on Jeremy Hunt’s trip to Iran

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on Jeremy Hunt’s trip to Iran and repression in Iran.

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Iran lorry drivers’ third strike: resilience against state repression

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General shutdown in Iran’s Kurdish areas

On September 21st several cities in Kurdistan Province, Kermanshah Province and the Kurdish cities of West Azerbaijan Province were part of a general shutdown of shops and businesses. According to eyewitnesses and published images, most shops took part in the shutdown, affecting the main markets of these cities. Continue reading

Iranian regime prepares for class war


Faced with a resurgent working class the Iranian regime is preparing itself for class war. Recently “defenders of the sanctum exercises” – which are war games for the regime’s interior security organisations like the Pasdaran and Basij – have taken places in various counties and provinces of the country. Continue reading