Nearly £10,000 raised for 17-year-old victim
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Western leaders need to be aware that the sanctions placed on Iran are disastrous for the women there, warns JANE GREEN
Thursday 9th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Will Stone and James Tweedie
AN IRANIAN human rights group is seeking the support of Unison delegates today for the urgent release of an imprisoned trade unionist on hunger strike.
Free Union of Workers of Iran president Jafar Azimzadeh is one of several trade...
Monday 20th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (Codir) has condemned a recent resurgence of flogging as judicial punishment in the Islamic republic.
More than 30 students from the town of Qazvin, north of the capital Tehran, were accused, tried, sentenced and...
Monday 6th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
by Our Foreign Desk
IRANIAN rights campaigners called yesterday for an international campaign for the release of two trade unionists set to begin a hunger strike on April 29.
The Committee for the Defence of Iranian People’s Rights (Codir) said last year’s...
Saturday 16th Apr 2016
IRANIAN solidarity campaigners demanded information yesterday on a number of detained journalists who the regime said last year would be released soon.
The Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (Codir) urged international...
Wednesday 13th Apr 2016
Carefully vetted candidates who all support the Islamic theocracy are not going to fight for the radical democratisation Iran needs. Solidarity with its people means highlighting its rulers’ crimes, says JANE GREEN
Friday 11th Mar 2016
With Iranian parliamentary elections forthcoming, attention will once again focus upon Iran for any signs of change following the recent rapprochement with the West. JANE GREEN reports
Friday 29th Jan 2016
CAMPAIGNERS for Iranian people’s human rights cautioned yesterday against complacency in pressing the Tehran government on its record in this area.
The Committee for Iranian People’s Rights (Codir) welcomed the opportunities that the...
Monday 18th Jan 2016
With the lifting of Western sanctions against Iran imminent, JANE GREEN considers the implications of recent developments in the region for the Iranian people