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Ahwazi Exiles Hold Four Massive Freedom Rallies in London, The Hague, Canberra, And Berlin
Hamid, Rahim
Article
2017
Demonstrators hold flags of the region of Al-Ahwaz as they take part in a rally in support of the Ahwazi people in Iran, in Berlin, Germany, 21 April 2017. Dozens of demonstrators took part in the mar...
AIPAC: Israel's U.S. Spy Den: Against The Current vol. 113
Ruff, Allen
Article
2004
The socialist Left must remain clear in its avoidance of a conspiratorial view of history. The entire U.S. political spectrum in the aftermath of the 2000 election, and especially since 9/11, has bee...
Anti-Imperialism and the Iranian Revolution: Fetters of the past, potential for the future
Article
2011
The Iranian Revolution, and the anti-imperialist ideology that corresponded to its rise and demise, was indeed a tragedy from the perspective of proletarian revolution; to hold such an ideology today ...
The Battle of the Titans: Who is Pulling the Strings?
Avnery, Uri
Article
2013
This is not merely a fight between Israel and the US. Nor is it only a fight between the White House and Congress. It is also a battle between intellectual titans. Intellectual theories can seldom be ...
A Better World: Programme of the Worker-communist Party of Iran
Article
The actual lives and actions of people themselves reveal a deep-seated belief in the possibility and even the certainty of a better future.
Beyond Iraq: The Spreading Crisis: Against The Current vol. 122
Finkel, David
Article
2006
The disaster and carnage of the Iraq occupation is the center of a crisis now spreading through the region—to Iran, to Afghanistan and the India-Pakistan subcontinent, and especially to Israel-Palesti...
Binge and Hangover: Against The Current vol. 124
The Editors
Article
2006
The lords of empire set out to show that the United States, not Iran or any other potential rival, will rule the "new" Middle East. Unable to attack Iran directly, however, they instead employed the w...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
Climate Crisis Threatens Food Security of Iran, Kuwait, Libya, Maldives, Togo, Comoros, and Many Other Countries
Article
2012
Climate crisis is threatening seafood and fish in gulfs, seas, and oceans. As a result, countries dependent mainly on fish and seafood are threatened.
Connexions Library: Middle East Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Middle East.
The Coup: 1953, the CIA, and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations
Abrahamian, Ervand
Book
2013
In 1953, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency organized the overthrow of Iran’s democratically elected leader and installed Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi in his place. Over the next 26, the U.S. backed t...
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
Dirty Wars: Britain's Collusion with Radical Islam
Curtis, Mark
Book
2008
Historian Mark Curtis, presents the history of the British government's sponsorship of radical Islamic terrorism, from Iran, Afghanistan and Libya to the July 7 bombings.
Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2010-2011: Capital devours lives, labor, land; masses seek paths to freedom
Article
2010
A revolutionary organization can no longer allow any separation between theory and practice, philosophy and revolution, workers and intellectuals, "inside" and "outside."
The Face of Imperialism
Parenti, Michael
Book
2011
Parenti redefines empire and imperialism to connect the current crisis in America to its own bad behavior worldwide.
Grave contradictions of 1979 Iranian Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
1979
In what proletarian revolution, exactly, was the taking of hostages, and not the rulers, but some fairly low embassy personnel, held to be a revolutionary tactic? Since when has war and revolution bee...
Hekmat, Mansoor: Connexipedia Article
Article
Iranian Marxist theorist and leader of the worker-communist movement. (1951-2002).
Hekmat, Mansoor - Writings - Index
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
Writings of Mansoor Hekmat (1951-2002).
The Historical Moment That Produced Us
Goldner, Loren
Article
2010
As we emerge, hopefully, from this dismal period of rollback, we recall Rosa Luxemburg's remark, shortly before her murder in 1919: "The revolution says: I was, I am, I shall be!" We assert the ongoin...
The Illusion of Debate: Consensus for the People that Matter
Hirthler, Jason
Article
2014
A recent article in FAIR reviewed the findings of its latest study on the quality of political “debate” being aired on the mainstream networks. It studied the run-up to the military interventions in b...
Inside Iran: New Internationalist March 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at Iran from history to present. Discussion of women's rights and the youth of Iran.
Iran and Leftist Confusion
Erlich, Reese
Article
2009
Why are some leftists siding with the Iranian rulers rather than the popular demonstrations against the regime?
Iran on the Verge of Revolution?: Against The Current vol. 108
Varash, Hassan; Naderi, Hamid
Article
2004
Interest in the political situation in Iran has grown noticeably in recent months. In large part, this is due to the far more aggressive policies of the current U.S. administration, which has used the...
Iran: Which side are you on?
Gasper, Phil
Article
2009
Why are some U.S. leftists siding with the repressive Iranian regime against pro-democracy protesters?
Iran will be the Scene of a Mass Anti-Islamic Offensive: Interview with with Radio Hambastegi
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
1999
We have seen in the last 20-25 years the emergence and considerable development of political movements that have organised themselves under the banner of Islam. There are a series of extremely Right-w...
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Leader and Vassal: Bringing Death and Destruction to Muslims
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2008
Americans do not think of themselves or of Israel as terrorist states, but the evidence is complete and overwhelming. Thanks to the power of the Israel Lobby, Americans only know the Israeli side of t...
Letters to My Torturer: Love, Revolution, and Imprisonment in Iran
Asadi, Houshang
Book
2010
In these letters, Asadi confronts the man who tortured him while he was held prisoner in Iran.
The Make-Believe Crisis in Iran : More lies and Misinformation
Foy, Patrick
Article
2012
The Iranian nuclear program scenario has been in place for years and is becoming tedious, but we now seem to have arrived at a new plateau of mass hysteria thanks to the 2012 U.S. Presidential campaig...
Media Lies And The War Drive Against Iran
Pilger, John
Book
2009
Iran's crime is its independence. Having thrown out the US's favourite tyrant, Shah Reza Pahlavi, Iran remains the only resource-rich Muslim state beyond US control. As only Israel has a 'right to exi...
Mossad contradicted Netanyahu on Iran nuclear programme
Jordan,Will;Radhakrishnan,Rahul
Article
2015
Spy cables reveal that Mossad concluded that Iran was not producing nuclear weapons, even though Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu told the UN the opposite.
My Stealthy Freedom: The Hijab in Iran and in the West
Mali, Malhar
Article
2017
An interview with Masih Alinejad, an outspoken critic of the forced hijab policy in Iran, about how the Islamic Revolution affected women, compulsory hijab laws, and her activism.
The Next War on Washington's Agenda
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2012
It could not be more obvious that Washington’s war preparations against Iran have nothing to do with deterring Iran from a nuclear weapon. So, what are the war preparations about?
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism
Barker, Jonathan
Book
2003
An in-depth look at the nature of terrorism that discusses questioning terrorism, assessing it, the difference between state terrorism and group terrorism, morality and history, and war and politics.
Nuclear Deceit: The Times and Iran
Article
2010
Is the Times engaged in reporting or propaganda in its coverage of Iran's nuclear program?
On Atena Farghadani and the longstanding repression of artistic expression in Iran
Article 19
Article
2015
It all started with a harmless political cartoon posted on Facebook. What followed was extreme retaliation to say the least; imprisonment, and physical abuse. Unfortunately, this is not an extraordina...
On Oil and Quicksand: Against The Current vol. 114
The Editors
Article
2005
The end of 2004 finds the Middle East sliding toward an even bloodier morass, thanks in large part to imperial and colonial arrogance which has rarely been on such open display.
The Opposites Game: All the Strangeness of Our American World in One Article
Engelhardt, Tom
Article
2010
The surpassing strangeness of the American way of war in distant lands.
Our Differences: Interview about Worker-communism
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
1989
There are two parts to the interview. The first deals with issues of working class and communism at a general level. The second focuses on more specific problems concerning the Iranian left and, parti...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Press for Conversion #51: May 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Why is the U.S. government reviled by so many people in the Middle East and North Africa? This issue looks at the past 50 years of wars and regime changes in the region and unveils a consistent patter...
The Profits of War: Planning to Bomb Iran: Against The Current vol. 125
Hossein-zadeh, Ismael
Article
2006
It is no longer a secret that the Bush administration has been methodically paving the way toward a bombing strike against Iran. The administration’s plans of an aerial military attack against that co...
Radical Priorities
Chomsky, Noam; edited by C.P. Otero
Book
1981
Otero presents an analysis and overview of Chomsky's social and political philosophy. For the first time the roots of Chomsky's politics are examined and the relationship to his theory of linguistics ...
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
Book
2003
Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
Book
2013
Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
The rise of humanism and secularism in Iran
Namazie, Maryam
Article
2005
The backlash and opposition in Iran is at its essence strongly humanist, secularist and modern. You can see it clearly in the rational, popular, and spontaneous acts and the establishment of hundreds...
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Russia's Fantasy "Stray Missiles," America's Real Ones
Arbuthnot, Felicity
Article
2015
Even to those who do not watch closely it has to be apparent that Washington's vast disinformation machine is finally out of control, seriously awry, or desperate.
Selective Vision: Iran, Israel and Nuclear Arms
Article
2009
For many years, the corporate media has been amplifying supposed "fear" in the West about Iran becoming a nuclear-armed nation alongside the US, the UK, France, Russia - and Israel.
Sex & Iran's Upstoppable Resistance: Against The Current vol. 145
Sameh, Catherine
Article
2010
Since Iran's presidential “election” in June 2009 and the protests that followed, the world has caught a partial, albeit highly mediated, glimpse inside that country and its politically active citizen...
Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
Stones Aimed at Us: An Overview of the Discourse and Strategies of the Stop Stoning Forever Campaign
Article
2010
This report provides an overview of the discourses around stoning in Iran, and the Stop Stoning Forever Campaign.
Stoning in Muslim Contexts: A Mapping Report
Article
2012
This report locates where the punishment of stoning still exists, either through judicial or extrajudicial methods.
Stuxnet on the Loose: Security for the One Percent
Blunden, Bill
Article
2012
Suspicions that the Stuxnet computer worm was indeed developed by the United States and Israel has once again exposed American exceptionalism. Espionage and sabotage are presented as intolerable crimi...
Stuxnet-Like Digital Attack on Iran Nuclear Talks May Have Come from Israel, Security Researchers Say
Alimardani, Mahsa
Article
2015
Moscow-based technical security company Kaspersky Lab last week revealed evidence of a new cyber attack on both its own network and those of several European hotels that hosted nuclear negotiations be...
Support the Iranian people, oppose Tehran's clerical fascism
Tatchell, Peter
Article
2009
Tragically, the leadership of the UK and US anti-war movements have been sleep-walking into making the same mistakes over Iran as they made over Iraq. They are silent about the regime's despotism and ...
Targeting Iran
Barsamian, David
Book
2007
A critical analysis of the Bush administration's policies towards Iran.
They Found Nothing. Nothing.: The IAEA, Iran And ‘Fantasy Land’
Article
2011
What is so breathtaking is that the apparent consensus on Iran, like the case against Iraq, is a fraud.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
Unveiled: Art and Censorship in Iran
Boyle, Kevin et al.
Article
2006
This report seeks to illustrate the manner in which artistic censorship in Iran is both shaped and shapes; to demonstrate where the focus of the conflict lies between the Islamic Republic of Iran and ...
The Veil and Violence against Women in Islamist Societies
Namazie, Maryam
Article
2007
The ongoing battle between the Islamic authorities and women over the veil clearly reveals why it has become a symbol like no other of the violence women face under Islam and why ‘improper’ or ‘bad’ v...
A War Plan Scuttled?: Against The Current vol. 133
Ruff, Allen
Article
2008
As the Bush era draws to a close, there been increasing speculation on whether or not the United States will attack Iran. Spurred by the posturing and rhetoric coming from the White House and a subser...
We Own the World
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2007
The whole debate about the Iranian 'interference' in Iraq makes sense only on one assumption, namely, that we own the world. If we own the world, then the only question that can arise is that someone ...
What has happened to the Iranian revolution?: Has it already run its course into its opposite, counter-revolution? Or can it be saved and deepened?
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
1981
The Iranian Revolution has not yet run its course. The Iranian masses have not had their last word.
What the Left Should be Learning From Iran
Giordano, Al
Article
2009
There are those on the left who mirror neocon thought: They argue that since Washington is in opposition to it, Iran must therefore be considered a 'good' government, worthy of solidarity. Others argu...
What the Media Does Not Say About the Anti-Iran Leaks
Sahimi, Muhammad
Article
2010
The media is interested in one and only one subject: advancing the anti-Iran narrative that is advocated by the neoconservatives, the War Party, and the Israel lobby.
What Was Missing From Coverage of Netanyahu's Speech
Naureckas, Jim
Article
2015
Reading the lead stories on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress about Iran in five prominent US papers – the New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Wall Street Journal a...
Which side are you on?
Majedi, Azar
Article
2009
The women's question has haunted the Islamic regime from the start. The Islamic Republic has been in continuous conflict with the women's liberation movement, which has grown considerably in the past ...
Who Should Bomb Iran First?: The Myth Of Left-Leaning Media Bias
Article
2007
Mainstream media discussions of media balance are limited to a single question: Is the media too critical of powerful interests?
Whom Should We Support in Iran?
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The people we should support in Iran are those who are trying to make Iran more equal, more democratic and more friendly to the principle of solidarity--concern for one another. Since we want the worl...
Why Not Sanctions for Israel?: Gross Violations of Human Rights
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2009
The US led the imposition of sanctions against South Africa because of South Africa's apartheid practices. The sanctions forced the white government to hand over political power to the black populatio...
Wikileaks Exposes Complicity of the Press: Documents Show NYT and Washington Post Shilling for US Government on Iran Missile "Threat"
Porter, Gareth
Article
2010
A key Wikileaks document which should have resulted in stories calling into question the thrust of the Obama administration's ballistic missile defense policy in Europe based on an alleged Iranian mis...
Will the Iran Deal Hold?
Finkel, David
Article
2014
Finkel explores the underlying reasons behind Israel and Saudi Arabia's disapproval over the United States' nuclear weapon deal with Iran.
Women of the revolution
Article
2009
Thirty years after the toppling of the Shah in Iran, Azar Sheibani looks at how Iranian women have defied the reign of misogynist terror.
Workers and Revolution in Iran: The Third World Experience of Workers' Control
Bayat, Assef
Book
1989
Industrial workers in Iran played a major role in the overthrow of the Shah. This account of the shuras, or factory councils, they set up throws new light on the Shah's defeat, and the consequent revo...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.

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Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Dr. Homa Darabi Foundation
A nonprofit organization concerned with all violations of human rights focusing on defending the rights of women against religious, cultural and social abuse.
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
Organization for Women's Liberation - Iran
Organisation for Women's Liberation (OWL) was built on 14th December 2002 in direct response to the growing women's movement in Iran for equality and liberation The contemporary history of women's mov...
Worker-communist Party of Iran
To change the world and to create a better one has always been a profound aspiration of people throughout human history. It is true that even the present-day so-called modern world is dominated by fat...

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The British Museum
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Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member stat...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
The Hermitage
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter Palace, t...
International Crisis Group
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United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
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Blogger jailed for insulting leaders dies in Iran's Evin prison
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for an immediate investigation into the March 18 death of an Iranian blogger imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin prisonâ##.
Citizen media takes the stage as protests continue in Iran
Tabar, Tania
2009
Wth foreign media expelled from Iran, and local journalists being targeted, citizen journalists are becoming vital in covering the situation on the ground. MENASSAT interviewed Magda Abu-Fadil, Direct...
Former TV Producer Mostafa Azizi Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison in Iran
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
2015
Branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court has sentenced Mostafa Azizi, a former Iranian television writer and producer imprisoned since February 1, 2015, to eight years in prison, according to his son, ...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
2009
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
How Iran Used WikiLeaks to Attack a Human Rights Defender
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
2015
In their latest attempt to discredit "terrorist" human rights defenders, Iran has accused and slandered Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, of accepting bribes. Th...
IFJ Accuses Iran over Massive Attack on Media and Journalists
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists warned that a massive attack on independent media in Iran which has seen the jailing of journalists and a continuing crackdown on free expression reveals th...
IFJ Demands End to Intimidation as Iran Shuts Journalists' Association
Sources News Release
2009
International Federation of Journalists calls on Iranian authorities to end the campaign of intimidation of journalists in the country following closure of the Association of Journalists in Tehran who...
IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East
Sources News Release
2009
Launching its â##Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of ...
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
Iran: Book Censorship The Rule, Not The Exception
Sarkouhi, Faraj
2007
Censorship in Iran has intensified over the last two years, with many books appearing only in expunged versions, while others previously available have had subsequent print runs banned.
Iran must stop denying medical care to imprisoned journalists
Sources News Release
2016
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the appalling conditions in which journalists are detained in Iran and calls on the authorities to stop denying them medical attention.
Iranian-American journalist gets eight years on spying charge
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders â#ofirmly condemnsâ## the eight-year prison sentence which a Tehran revolutionary court passed on Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi on a charge of spying for the Unit...
Iranian women's rights activists win first Reporters Without Borders netizen prize with support from Google
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders has awarded the first #Netizen Prize# to the Iranian women#s rights activists of the Change for Equality (www.we-change.org) website.
Iranians Are Much Talked About on Sunday Morning TV, But Never Heard From
Greenwald, Glenn
2015
Over the last couple months, the Sunday morning TV shows -- NBC's Meet the Press, CBS's Face The Nation, ABC's This Week, Fox's News Sunday, and CNN's State of the Union -- have focused on a deal with...
Iranians Coordinate a Global Event to Support the Iranian Nuclear Deal
Alimardani, Mahsa
2015
A group of ten to fifteen people dressed in Israeli Defence Force (IDF) t-shirts and waving Canadian, Israeli and IDF flags slowly encircled a large group of Iranians holding posters reading "#Support...
Iran's democracy in the eyes of the Arab world
Kawzally, Saseen
2009
The sentiments in the Arab world regarding Iran are often ridden with tense undertones, as the Shiite-Sunni dichotomy and the history of this division is never exempt from the political speech in the ...
Islamic Republic urged to free all detained journalists and online activists
Sources News Release
2015
In the wake of Iran's historic agreement with the United States on its nuclear programme, Reporters Without Borders calls on President Hassan Rouhani to keep another promise - the immediate release o...
Middle East & North Africa: Region performs poorly, Israel nose-dives
Sources News Release
2009
For the first time Israel is not at the head of the Middle Eastern countries in the press freedom index. By falling 47 places to 93rd position, it is now behind Kuwait (60th), United Arab Emirates (86...
Middle East and North Africa: Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content
Sources News Release
2009
Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report ...
More than 3,500 petition Iran to free journalists, writers
Sources News Release
2010
More than 3,500 concerned people from around the world are petitioning Iran#s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei, to immediately release dozens of journalists writers, and bloggers currently...
1953 Iranian coup d'état
Wikipedia article
1953
The 1953 Iranian coup d'état, known in Iran as the 28 Mordad coup, was the overthrow of the Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh in favour of strengthening the monarchical rule of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi o...
The Organised Suppression of Kurdish Journalists in Iran
Goli, Ammar
2015
It has been nearly 120 years since the first Kurdish newspaper, 'Kordestan' was published – a publication which did not in come into existence here in Kurdistan, but in exile in Egypt, its later life ...
Pentagon Trained Terrorists In Nevada To Use Against Iran
Ross, Sherwood
2012
The Pentagon trained members of the dissident Iranian terrorist group M.E.K. in Nevada starting in 2005, after which they returned to Iran and may have engaged in covert activities, investigative repo...
Professor Homa Hoodfar -- detained in Iran
Sources News Release
2016
On the arrest in Iran of renowned anthropologist and Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar.
Roxana Saberi finally freed
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders hails todayâ##s release of Iranian-American journalist.
Slavery in Iran
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A History of slavery in Iran during various ancient, medieval and modern periods is catalogued by archaeological and historical records.
Stuxnet and the Bomb
Benedict, Kennette
2012
Over the past decade, US experts have strenuously warned about the ominous possibility of other nations, rogue states, or even terrorist groups attacking US infrastructure through the Internet. As it ...
US was 'key player in cyber-attacks on Iran's nuclear programme'
Obama reported to have approved bid to target Tehran's nuclear efforts
Beaumont, Peter; Hopkins, Peter
2012
Fresh light is shed on the rapid development of US cyberwarfare capability and reveal its willingness to use cyber weapons offensively to achieve policies.
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
2009
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...
World press freedom groups call for Saberi's release
Sources News Release
2009
Thirty-five members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) join CPJ and Reporters Without Borders in a letter to the head of Iran's judiciary calling for the release of imprisoned ...

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New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
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Against U.S. militarism and Islamic terrorism
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We must stand up with all our power to the US government's and its allies' bullying. We must put an end to the crimes of the opposite pole, i.e. Islamic terrorism. We must help the people of Islam-s...
Worker-communist Party of Iran
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To change the world and to create a better one has always been a profound aspiration of people throughout human history. It is true that even the present-day so-called modern world is dominated by fat...