Socialist Workers' Party of Iran

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Socialist Workers’ Party of Iran
Founded 1960s (1960s)[1]
Headquarters Potters Bar, United Kingdom[2]
Ideology Communism
Political position Far-left
International affiliation United Secretariat of the Fourth International[1]
Socialist Workers’ Party of Iran Archive

Socialist Workers’ Party of Iran (Persian: حزب کارگران سوسیالیست ایران‎, translit. Ḥezb-e kārgarān-e sūsīālīst‎) is a small Iranian Communism party exiled in England.[2] It is the first Trotskyite group in the history of Persian communism and were not very influential among leftists in Iran.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Ḥaqšenās, Torāb (October 27, 2011) [December 15, 1992]. "COMMUNISM iii. In Persia after 1953". In Yarshater, Ehsan. Encyclopædia Iranica. Fasc. 1. VI. New York City: Bibliotheca Persica Press. pp. 105–112. Retrieved September 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Iran: Iranian Revolutionary Socialists League and the Iranian Socialist Workers Party (Hezb-e Kargaran Socialist) including number of members, political activities in Iran, publications, reports of ill-treatment by authorities (1996 - June 1999), 1 June 1999, IRN32154.E, available at: [accessed 18 March 2017]

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