Trump and Saudi King Vow to Combat Iran Threat

Trump and Saudi King Vow to Combat Iran Threat

23 May 2017

Iran Focus - At the US-Islamic summit, President Trump made it very clear that Iran is the main loser. In a new fight against extremism, he rejected the idea that it is a fight against religions. He and Saudi King Salman said that the US is going to work with...

Iran: Political prisoner Atena Daemi in dire condition

Iran: Political prisoner Atena Daemi in dire condition

23 May 2017

Atena Daemi, an Iranian female political prisoner, is reported to be in dire condition in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison after 44 days of hunger strike. On the night of May 20 she was transferred to Evin’s clinic after symptoms such as “stomach ache and vomiting.” However, prison officials have refused...

Iran’s President Isn’t a Reformer. He’s an Enabler.

Iran’s President Isn’t a Reformer. He’s an Enabler.

23 May 2017

Don’t be fooled by Hassan Rouhani. He’s deeply complicit in an evil system. Politico, By Ray Takeyh - Hassan Rouhani, the newly re-elected president of Iran, is a creature of the Islamic Republic’s establishment, an apparatchik with much guile and little imagination. And yet Rouhani’s subversive political campaign may do...

Iranians Re-Elect a Fake Reformer in a Fake Election

Iranians Re-Elect a Fake Reformer in a Fake Election

23 May 2017

Bloomberg, by Eli Lake - In the days before President Hassan Rouhani's re-election victory in Iran this weekend, a video of one of his old speeches circulated on social media. Speaking at Iran's parliament, Rouhani says dissidents against the new regime should be publicly hanged during Friday prayers as a...

Iran: Reprisal for Speaking Out Against 1988 Massacre: Maryam Akbari Monfared

Iran: Reprisal for Speaking Out Against 1988 Massacre: Maryam Akbari Monfared

22 May 2017

Prisoner of conscience Maryam Akbari Monfared has been threatened with an additional three-year prison term and exile to a remote prison. This was in reprisal for her open letters seeking truth and justice for her siblings who were extrajudicially executed in 1988. She has been held in Tehran’s Evin prison...

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