[from Weekly Worker 969, July 4 2013]
YASSAMINE MATHER is an Iranian socialist in exile in Scotland. Her political activities on the Iranian left started in the 1980s in Tehran and later in Kurdistan. In exile, she has been a member of the coordinating committee of Workers Left Unity Iran. She is a member of the Centre for Socialist Theory and Movements (Glasgow University) and the deputy editor of the journal Critique. She is the chair of the Hands Off the People of Iran campaign and a member of the Faslane academic blockade.