Will 2018 mark the dawn of a new Iran?

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

I was certain that the Iranian “revolutionary” state of mullahs will face obstacles during our modern times, as unless the revolution transitions towards a civil state, it will certainly collapse. I’ve actually noted that in previous articles. To clerics, this transition marked a red line, however it’s now become an urgent necessity. It’s a necessity despite the guardian jurist’s will or dictator’s as the Iranians like to describe him. The guardian ...

Mohammed Al Shaikh

Iran unrest ‘start of a big movement’, says Nobel Peace Prize-winner Ebadi

Sunday, 31 December 2017

The unrest in Iran is just “the beginning of a big movement” that could be more widespread than the demonstrations of 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi said in an interview on Sunday. “I think the protests are not going to end soon. It seems to me that we are witnessing the beginning of a big protest movement that can go well beyond the Green wave of 2009. It would not surprise me if it becomes something bigger,” said Ebadi to the Italian ...

Lebanon bans film on Iran's ‘Green Movement’ protests

Sunday, 16 November 2014

The documentary film includes scenes of protests that erupted in Iran after the 2009 elections that returned Ahmadinejad to power

Iran’s ex-president urges freedom for political prisoners

Monday, 28 April 2014

Mohammad Khatami urged an end to house arrest for two leaders who alleged fraud after the 2009 election

After nuclear talks, will Mousavi and Karroubi get a chance to talk?

Monday, 17 February 2014

It is not only the nuclear issue that will improve Iran’s relations with the rest of the world, they must work on improving their human rights situation too

Camelia Entekhabi-Fard

Ill and long isolated, Iranian opposition leaders scent freedom

Friday, 18 October 2013

Four months after President Hassan Rowhani’s election, Iran is reviewing the house arrest of two opposition leaders, but conservatives may fear the consequences of freeing men who remain heroes to many Iranians. Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi, candidates who led the “Green Movement” that disputed the 2009 re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have never been charged with any crime. Yet both men, former top officials now in their 70s and in ill health, have been held under ...

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