Iran

"I am thirsty": statements from Soheil Arabi and the Federation of Anarchism Era on the uprising in Iran

Anarchist Graffiti in Iran: "Long Live Armed Uprising Khuzestan is not alone"

Two short statements from anarchists in Iran on the current uprising.

International call for a week of solidarity with the Iranian anarchist refugee Abtin Parsa (12th-19th of July 2021)

A call for a week of solidarity with Abtin Parsa, an Iranian anarchist refugee in danger of extradition from the Dutch state, and brief statement from Abtin about his case.

Iran oil strike at the center of a new wave of proletarian struggles

Oil workers in Iran

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Iran: The Working Class and the Election

With less than forty days to the 13th presidential election in Iran, its architects and promoters are finding that the harsh social climate is making it difficult to "heat up" the political atmosphere. Their previous tricks are not so effective, but this has not stopped them continuing to do whatever it takes to stir up interest. It seems that this time the option of not participating in the election has been added to the gamut of choices by the policy-makers of the ruling class political factions and the zealous lovers of the ballot box.

Davoud Rafiei a Workers Rights Activist has been punished with 74 lashes in Iran

An Iranian labour activist has been lashed 74 times for protesting the government.

Workers' Strikes in Iran: A New Wave of Struggle

In December 2018 we wrote an an article entitled Workers' Strikes in Iran: This Time it is Different about the end of the magnificent strikes and demonstrations of the Haft Tapeh sugarcane factory workers. The promises which were made to the workers then were once again broken, and when they had not been paid since March 2020 they resumed their strike on 15 June. As we write they have now been on strike for over 2 months.

Iran: Explosions and Growing Internal Repression

Frieda Afary of the Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists reports on recent developments in Iran.

Anarchist Prisoner Soheil Arabi – “Anarchism Means Flying Forever”

Soheil Arabi, the anarchist political prisoner, writes from the notorious Evin prison in northern Tehran, Iran…

Soheil Arabi - Anarkiismo Estas Forflugi por Ĉiam

Letero de SOHEIL ARABI, la anarkiosindicalista politika malliberulo, en la kavoj de la kalumnia Evin-malliberejo, norde de Teherano, Irano:

US/Iran Rivalry: What No War But the Class War Really Means

The Twentieth Century saw the emergence of “total war”. Wars which are not just between armies but involve entire socio-economic formations and inflicted on the population at large. They are wars to the death with no negotiated outcome — only the “unconditional surrender” of the loser. Revolutionary Marxists call this “imperialist war”.