Blog Archives

Presidential Elections in Iran – Time to Focus on Reality

As Iranians prepare for the presidential elections in May, one can be sure that propaganda will be increased to persuade them to focus on the big western enemies, out there “to get them”, and not on the gloomy reality of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Sports Illustrated Iran Style

Recently, a few occurrences demonstrated to the public that Iran’s idea of freedom and of international sports is very different to the accepted norm. Starting with the Darya Safai’s tweet, which stated in short form the gloomy reality: “Dorsa Derakhshani ,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics

Creation of a wide un-united front against Iran?

Only recently we devoted a column to the Swedish bowing and curtsying to Iran, which we called betrayal of western values – bowing to Iranian gender discrimination. Turned out that despite all the Swedish kowtowing, they still got the cold

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage

From al-Qaeda to Taliban to Hamas to Houthi – For Iran the Radical Cause Always Justifies the Means

The recent period has been most revealing regarding Iran’s global connections with radical extremist groups. Let’s start with al Qaeda. Already in 2013 the washingtonpost quoted US officials describing the complete collection of bin Laden material as “the largest cache

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

“Relative Moderation” and “Relative Morality”

The one coined as the “dark prince”, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, died. His death was mourned by many western outlets, terming him a “moderate” and a “reformer”. It seems that when it comes to Iran, everything is relative. Even universal

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

What’s good for Russia is good for Iran

The Obama administration acted swiftly against Russia. The United States expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian compounds due to Russian violations of “established international norms of behavior”. President Obama himself, in his last weeks in office, justified this

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

“For Whom the Lobbyists Lobbied” – The lobbyists also have a responsibility when they lobby for Iran

Many try to persuade the new American administration to continue “business as usual” with Iran. Only recently we have witnessed several lobby groups reaching out to the incoming Trump administration, trying to persuade them to ease their approach toward the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
Follow us in any way you like!
  Like on FacebookFollow on Twitterstumble uponFlickrPinterest

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 32,862 other followers

Visuals to Share
HRFirst

facebook-spider

Cyberspace

More Photos
Visitor Count
  • 555,546
Follow us on Twitter