• Honduras Solidarity Protest at the U.S. Southern Command in Miami, Florida

    Take Action in Solidarity with the People of Honduras Gather on Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 am at NW 87th Ave & NW 36th St in Miami On June 28, SOA-trained Honduran generals overthrew the democratically-elected government of President Manuel Zelaya in a military coup.  The Honduran social movements are resisting the coup regime and […]

  • Branding “Free Iran”

    By the way, do you know that you can get free “Free Iran” t-shirts, “donated by American Apparel, a company that supports liberty and open minded thinking by people worldwide”? Supporting all Iranian People and their freedom T-shirts were donated by American Apparel, a company that supports liberty and open minded thinking by people worldwide. […]

  • Tehran, the 30th of Tir 1388 / 21 July 2009

    On one hand, protests in support of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, on the 57th anniversary of the 30th of Tir (20 July 1952). Haft-e Tir Square, Tehran On the other hand, Parivash Fatemi, the widow of Hossein Fatemi, who served as Mohammad Mossadegh’s Foreign Minister and was the driving force behind his oil nationalization program, says that […]

  • Iran’s Green Protesters: “Death to China!  Death to Russia!”

    Mousavi, Rafsanjani, and their supporters get an F in foreign policy: “‘Death to China!’ and ‘Death to Russia!’ chanted supporters of presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi during a sermon by influential former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, according to news reports” (Kristen Chick, Christian Science Monitor, 17 July 2009). “Death to China!  Death to Russia!” […]

  • “Iranian-Americans” Rally (with Tom Tancredo) in Front of White House to Demand “Complete Sanctions” on Iran

    These protesters that the Associated Press chose to label just “Iranian-Americans” (see below) are the Mojahedin (one of whose front groups the “National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates” is as you can plainly see from its Web site promoting the cause of “Iranian Opposition Members in Camp Ashraf, Iraq“), Republicans, and their “useful idiots” who have […]

  • Tehran, 18 Tir 1388 / 9 July 2009

    Protests in support of Mir-Hossein Mousavi and in commemoration of the 18th of Tir (9 July 1999). Taleghani and Vali Asr, Tehran Amir Abad Street, Tehran Fatemi Street, Tehran Keshavarz Blvd., Tehran Kooye Daneshgah, Tehran Tohid Square, Tehran

  • “In Honduras, Nothing Is Happening, All Is Calm”

    Adagio in My Country In my country, how sad, poverty and animosity. My father says that another time will come from the depth of time, and he tells me that the sun will shine on a people who he dreams will be working their green land. In my country, how sad, poverty and animosity. You […]

  • President Zelaya: De Facto Government’s Military Repression Is a Criminal Act

    Caracas, 5 July 2009, ABN — The legitimate president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, said this Sunday from El Salvador that the repression that the de facto government of Honduras carried out against demonstrators, who were peacefully calling for the return of the constitutional president, is a criminal act. “The acts of violence committed on Sunday […]

  • Honduran Popular Movements Wait for Insulza outside OAS in Tegucigalpa

    Tegucigalpa, 3 July 2009, ABN — Thousands of Hondurans who marched this Friday from the Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University, at the heart of the city of Tegucigalpa, to the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in the Central American nation of Honduras are waiting for the meeting of José Miguel Insulza and […]

  • Mobilization against the Coup d’État Overflowed Plaza Morazán, Tegucigalpa

    Tegucigalpa, 1 July, ABN — The mobilization of Hondurans against the coup d’état, which started this morning from the vicinity of the government palace, overflowed Plaza Morazán, in the central park of Tegucigalpa, where on Tuesday a small number of coup supporters rallied. The demonstration in which the principal social groupings of Honduras participated traveled […]

  • Ghoba Mosque, Tehran, 28 June 2009

    Ya Hossein, Mir-Hossein Karrubi Present in Protest in front of Ghoba Mosque Long Live Karrubi, Long Live Mousavi Cf. Farid Marjai, “Green, But Not Velvet” (CounterPunch, 26-28 June 2009).

  • Baharestan Square, Tehran, 24 June 2009

    Protesters clashed with the Iranian riot police in the streets around Baharestan Square, Tehran, today.

  • Iran: Mousavi Supporters Hold Day of Mourning

    Imam Khomeini Square, Tehran, 18 June 2009

  • Dueling Rallies, Tehran, 14-17 June 2009

    Dueling rallies for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Mir-Hossein Mousavi, color-coded (Iran’s national colors for Ahmadinejad, Green for Mousavi). Thousands Join Pro-Mousavi Rally, 17 June 2009 Police and Crowd Hand in Hand, 17 June 2009 Ahmadinejad Supporters Hold Unity Rally, 16 June 2009 Demonstrations Continue in Tehran, 16 June 2009 Téhéran: Manifestation monstre et violence, 15 June […]

  • Doctors and Nurses Protest in Tehran, 16 June 2009

    Rasoul Akram Hospital’s doctors and nurses protest the deaths of seven people last night, reportedly shot by basij. Iran – State TV: Seven People Killed Near Rally SiteVideo by France 24 Doctors and Nurses Protest in Tehran, 16 June 2009Video by Saeid Saeid, born in Kermanshah, is an electrical engineer in Enschede, the Netherlands.

  • Iran: After the Election

    Ahmadinejad supporters celebrate their victory while Mousavi supporters protest to contest the election results. Ahmadinejad supporters celebrate. . . . . . . while Mousavi supporters protest. Cf. Abbas Barzegar, “Wishful Thinking from Tehran” (Guardian, 13 June 2009); Ken Ballen and Patrick Doherty, “The Iranian People Speak” (Washington Post, 15 June 2009); “Iranians Call for […]

  • Ahmadinejad Won

    Iran’s election commission still hasn’t counted all the votes (roughly 32 million votes in total), but, according to the official results based on about 28 million votes counted so far, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (18,302,924 votes) defeated Mir-Hossein Mousavi (8,929,232 votes). Most of the Western media were predicting a close race, and some were even suggesting that […]

  • Left Must Unite to Create an Alternative

    An Open Letter to the Left from the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) Labour’s vote collapsed to a historic low in last week’s elections as the right made gains.  The Tories under David Cameron are now set to win the next general election. The British National Party (BNP) secured two seats in the European parliament.  Never […]

  • Ahmadinejad Front Runner in Upcoming Presidential Elections; Iranians Continue to Back Compromise and Better Relations with US and West

    Results of a New Nationwide Public Opinion Survey of Iran before the June 12, 2009 Presidential Elections Executive Summary: In a new public opinion poll across Iran before the critical upcoming June 12, 2009 Presidential elections, a plurality of Iranians said they would vote for incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Iranians also continue overwhelmingly to favor […]

  • Statement by a Group of Iranian Anti-war Activists about Iran’s Presidential Elections

    Monday 8 June 2009 We are a group of Iranian academic and antiwar activists in Europe and the United States who, in the past few years, have consistently defended Iran’s national interests in all areas including its right to develop peaceful nuclear technology.  Our varied activities in the face of anti-Iran propaganda by the neoconservatives […]