After the summit held by Rouhani, Putin and Erdogan in Tehran on September 7, Iran launched an assault on the Kurds in Iran and Iraq. Russia and Syria intensified their assaults on Idlib. Later, Putin and Erdogan met in Sochi, and reached a comprehensive agreement that was also officially approved by Syria and Iran, and warns of an ominous future for progressive struggles in the whole Middle East region.
Are you are incensed by the lies of so-called anti-imperialist leftists who defend Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad? Do you want to engage in international solidarity with struggles for democracy, social justice and revolutionary transformation in countries that have been plagued by imperialist intervention? Then this book is a must read for you.
Despite having a woman leader, Maryam Rajavi, and despite its claim to support women’s rights and labor rights, the MEK is a militarist and deeply hierarchical organization/cult that has nothing to offer the Iranian masses but warmongering propaganda. It stands for US military intervention and undemocratic values.
Below, the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists is providing short biographies of several of the most well-known feminist political prisoners, in order to heighten awareness of the important role of women in the current protest movement in Iran and to promote solidarity with Iranian feminist struggles, and the protest movement as a whole.
Below is the text of Frieda Afary’s presentation to a group of international labor activists on June 10, 2018.