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Ukraine And The Ghost Of The Green Movement

The power vacuum created by the Ukraine crisis, termed a “revolution” by some media outlets, has raised alarm bells not just in Moscow and Washington, but in Tehran as well. Iranian parliamentarians have watched events in the eastern European country

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Internal Issues

Good Human Rights News from Iran?

Reuters reported about it, but can’t blame the news agency for working with scant information when it comes to Iran: on Saturday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei agreed to commute the sentences of almost 900 people in honor of

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Media Bored by Iran’s Green Movement

When it comes to human rights, just how triumphant was the recent high-profile European parliamentary delegation visit to Iran (which we reported about last month)? Well, let’s see: the delegation did meet with two eminent political prisoners, dissident filmmaker Jafar

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Other News
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