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Words from a Swarm of Red & Black Anarchist Ants in South Asia / Oceania: Small Bites in a Gesture of Solidarity with Soheil Arabi!

An intentionally informal international network of anarchists recently undertook several small but heartfelt solidarity gestures in support of comrade Soheil Arabi, incarcerated in North Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison. Through the Anarchist Union of Afghanistan and Iran’s website (Asranarshism), we have been following … Continue reading

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Tehran, 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… Anarchism means flying forever. Since the very moment we open our eyes to this world, from all sides, a net of religion, nationality, language, … Continue reading

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The Anarchist Era Collective’s Statement on the Assassination of an Iranian State Terrorist

03.01.20: Qasem Soleimani has long tormented the people and we congratulate the survivors of his crimes in the Middle East, particularly Syria, Iraq and Yemen. And while we are glad for the death of this war criminal, we declare our … Continue reading

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Iran: The Recurring Uprising

The protests in Iran seem to have been repressed. Once again, the security apparatus of the highly armed Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) has gained the military upper hand. But the conflict is not really over, let alone resolved, but … Continue reading

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Podcast: Elephant in the Room – Interview with the Anarchist Union of Afghanistan & Iran

In this edition of Elephant in the Room we spoke to the translator of the Anarchist Union of Afghanistan and Iran about the recent protests that were happening in Iran, repressions against the population and possible developments in upcoming months. … Continue reading

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Iran: Political Prisoner Sepideh Gholian’s Defence Lawyer Threatened with Arrest

Sepideh Gholian’s trial began on August 3rd 2019. The following is a statement by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union, issued on August 10th: Today, August 10th, Sepideh Gholian was tried for defending the rights and demands of the … Continue reading

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Iran: May Day Protesters Still in Prison After 100 Days!

Photos Left to Right: Atefeh Rangriz, Marzieh Amiri, Neda Naji Marzieh Amiri, Atefeh Rangriz and Neda Naji are still in jail 100 days after they were arrested on May Day 2019. The Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign strongly condemns the arrest and … Continue reading

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Iran: May Day Protester Anisha Asadollahi Released on Bail from Evin Prison

Anisha Asadollahi was one of the activists arrested on Labour Day. After her temporary release on bail she was re-arrested by the security forces on June 18th and transferred to Evin prison. This time, on August 6th, Anisha Asadollahi has … Continue reading

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Iran: Political Prisoner Sepideh Gholian is now on Hunger Strike!

24.07.19: Sepideh Gholian went on hunger strike on the morning of Tuesday 23rd July 2019. She will be on hunger strike until her trial on July 27th. She is protesting against the way the Iranian regime’s authorities have treated her … Continue reading

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Iran: Sepideh Farahabadi Sentenced to 6 Years and 74 Lashes for Participating in 2018 Protests

24.07.19: The supreme court has confirmed Sepideh Farahabadi’s (Farhan) sentence following the 2018 protests: 6 years and 74 lashes. The civil rights activist was arrested by security forces on the 12th January 2018 during protests in Tehran and was transferred … Continue reading

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Tehran, Iran: Farangis Mazloum, Brave Mother of Anarchist Prisoner Soheil Arabi, has been Arrested

Farangis Mazloum the brave mother of Soheil Arabi, an anarchist political prisoner, has been arrested in Tehran. Eight members of the security forces arrested Farangis Mazloum at her home on Monday. Today, Monday, July 22, 2019, Farangis Mazloum was arrested … Continue reading

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Iran: Neda Naji, Actor who Starred in Emma Goldman Docu-Drama, Still in Prison for May Day Protest

We support political prisoners in Iran: Neda Naji is a student, labor rights defender, and actor, who played the Russian Anarchist Valentia in the Iranian documentary drama Emma Goldman: Living My Life. On May 1, 2019, Naji and more than … Continue reading

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Iran: 3 Cops Killed by Revolutionary Armed Strugglers in Piranshahr

Revolutionary armed struggle comrades killed 3 cops and injured one of them in Piranshahr, Iran on July 9. The event took place when a cop’s car was patrolling next to the terminal of Piranshahr, Iran. A group of revolutionary armed … Continue reading

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