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Iran is losing the people – sports and politics

A storm has erupted in Iran. A hashtag titled “NoBan4OurPlayers” has been launched. The nytimes is one of the few mainstream media outlets that devoted a report to this issue. It may look like a sports issue, but it is

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Iran violates “spirit of the deal”

Recently, the US treasury, justice and state department announced new Iran related sanctions, designating eighteen individuals and entities, linked to “Iran’s malign activity across the Middle East undermining regional security”. As becomes clear from the announcements (see http://www.treasury.gov and http://www.state.gov),

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran rejects UN and western values

The UN currently counts 193 members, who presumably, at least externally, adhere to the purposes and principles of its charter. Iran, though, is a category on its own. After President Rouhani’s cabinet endorsed the UNESCO education 2030 guidelines (2030 agenda

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Iran- Business or Principles?

The media picked up on a true dilemma facing Trump and the entire western world. The dilemma between money and ideology. In the context of the aircraft deals with Iran, foreignpolicy describes the fact that the Boeing deal with Iran

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage

The other side of Rouhani

During the election campaign of Rouhani and following his election, he was portrayed as the moderate leader. During the campaign he went out against extremists, calling for more freedom, supporting more engagement and negating gender discrimination. Many media outlets were

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Coverage of the Iranian elections

Massive attention was given to the Iranian presidential elections, by media outlets, think-tanks and pundits.  The coverage was split between those calling the elections fraudulent and insignificant to those relating to the elections as a turning point in Iran’s development

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran’s internal challenges – Quoting Rouhani

One good thing came out of the presidential election process in Iran – candid words about the internal situation in Iran. Usually, Iran boasts successes, and blames all faults on the US, Israel and the west. During the election process,

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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