With their public protests, many people in Iran have made it clear that their aspiration is to establish a democratic system of governance in the country…
The United Nations special rapporteur for the situation of human rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, recently reiterated a longstanding call for investigations into an overlooked crime against humanity perpetrated by the Iranian regime.
To some critics, U.S. elections are managed affairs. According to this cynical view, the “powers that be” narrow the field of candidates, the two parties don’t represent the real range of public opinion in the country, and periodic elections are just shadow plays staged by powerbrokers behind the scenes. In this way, U.S. democracy is a sham.
The outcome of the stage-managed Iranian elections on May 19 must have pleased its architects. Hard-liners captured the presidency, and all the major side elections, including key city council races, went more or less according to plan.
The outcome of Iran’s presidential election is a person infamous for his crimes over three decades hold various offices.
Following the end of the Presidential and City council elections in Iran, almost all Iranian officials congratulated each other. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei described the event as an exciting epic.
On June 19, teacher union activist Massoud Hamidnia was arrested by IRGC intelligence agents at his home in the city of Shush in Khuzestan Province.
Two days after the announcement of the 2021 presidential elections in Iran, the French Foreign Ministry, without congratulating Raisi on winning the elections, issued a brief statement, stressing Paris’ “concerns” over the human rights situation in Iran.
In the Iranian elections last week, frontrunner Ebrahim Raisi emerged as the victor, and the world has been reacting to the news of his presidency.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC), fully in charge of the nation’s politics and economy and in complete control of its oil, gas, petroleum, imports, and exports and the foreign ministry for the past 4 decades, despite driving Iran a hundred years back in time
Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judiciary chief with a brutal human rights record, will be the next president of Iran following his win in an uncompetitive election that most of the country sat out.