Monthly Archive: December 2006

Dec 27 2006

Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone a wonderful New Year. P.S. I will begin blogging again the week of January 8.

Dec 26 2006

The Islamic Republic of Iran does not dare stone anyone else!

By: The International Committee against Stoning Stoning is a brutal and medieval weapon for the political Islamic movement in order to create terror in society and maintain power. The Islamic regime of Iran has stoned the most number of people in the past two decades. Hundreds of men and women have been killed in this …

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Dec 23 2006

Radio Montreal

I was interviewed on 7 December by Beryl Wajsman on his radio show, The Last Angry Man, on 940AM Radio Montreal on the Iraq Study Group Report, its recommendations to engage the Islamic regime of Iran, the New World Order and Secularism. To Listen, click here.

Dec 14 2006

There is no ‘right’ to nuclear weapons

TV International interview with Hamid Taqvaee Maryam Namazie: Some have said that secular Iranians who might have been opposed to the Islamic regime of Iran having nuclear weapons in the past, are now supportive of it because they believe it is needed defensively vis-à-vis the US’ reckless imperialism. Hamid Taqvaee: I don’t think that is …

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Dec 13 2006

Campaign to save the lives of Rafigh Taghi and Samir Sedaghat Oghloo

Ayatollah Lankarani, an Iranian cleric, has issued a fatwa for the death of Rafigh Taghi and Samir Sedaghat Oghloo. We should resolutely protest this fatwa that has been issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s authorities against writers and critics of religion in the Azerbaijan Republic. On November 15, 2006, Rafigh Taghi who is a …

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Dec 11 2006

Ahmadinejad Booed

Following a day of protest on December 6, which was led by the left wing socialist students in many universities in Iran, Ahmadinejad, the president of the Islamic regime attempted to speak at the Tehran Amir Kabir Technical College of Tehran University. The audience had been selected from the security forces, however the students of …

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Dec 11 2006

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To see the latest issue of WPI Briefing 201, December 11, 2006, a monthly publication of the Worker-communist Party of Iran, click here. In this month’s issue: * Freedom and Equality was the call of Students’ Day in Iran * Nationwide student protests! A declaration from the Communist Youth Organisation * There is no ‘right’ …

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Dec 10 2006

BBC World Service: Islam, religion and secularism

Maryam Namazie appeared on BBC World Service Generation Next on Heart and Soul to respond to questions of several youth on Islam, religion and secularism. The programme is broadcast throughout the world on Sunday 10 December. The programme can also be heard for the entire week by clicking here.

Dec 09 2006

Protests on Students’ Day in Iran

See pictures of protests on Students’ Day in Iran by clicking here. The left-leaning plackards says: Freedom and Equality; Socialism or Barbarism; Free Political Prisoners; Students and Workers Unite; the University is not a military base and so on. More on this in next week’s TV International Programme.

Dec 07 2006

Support the struggles of students in Iran!

Universities in Iran are an important battleground for people’s fight for emancipation. Student protests are a part of Iranian people’s huge fight for freedom and equality and maintaining a humane society. Every year on Students’ day (December the 7th which is called “16th of Azar” in Iranian Calendar is official Students’ Day in Iran. Students …

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Dec 07 2006

DNA Magazine

See DNA magazine, Australia’s best-selling magazine for gay men, on 2006’s Most Intriguing People by clicking here.

Dec 03 2006

Iran: Three more bus workers’ union activists arrested

Three further activists of the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs United Bus Company (Sherkat e Vahed) have been arrested today, 3 December, according to reports received from the union. Seyyed Davoud Razavi and Abdolreza Taraazi, members of the Executive Board, and Gholamreza Gholam-Hosseini, another union activist, were arrested at the bus company’s Khavaran …

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Dec 02 2006

Everyone is equal under the law oh, except those who prefer Sharia

EVERYONE IS EQUAL UNDER THE LAW OH, EXCEPT THOSE WHO PREFER SHARIA The BBC Radio 4 programme Law in Action this week claimed that it had uncovered evidence that Islamic sharia law was being practised in Britain in secret courts. Youth worker Aydarus Yusuf, 29, told how he helped convene an unofficial court which uses …

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