Wishful thinking from Tehran

Wishful thinking from Tehran

Since the revolution, academics and pundits have predicted the collapse of the Iranian regime. This week, they did no better guardian.co.uk Saturday 13 June 2009 I have been in Iran for exactly one week covering the 2009 Iranian election carnival. Since I arrived, few...

Open letter to Mir-Hossein Mousavi

Thursday, 18 June 2009 Many youths in Iran have voted for Mousavi in order to change society. Mousavi himself, however, is a man of the regime and merely wishes to patch up the Islamic Republic and not bring about fundamental change in Iranian society. Here we publish...
Wishful thinking from Tehran

The Larger Context of the 2009 Iranian Elections

June 16th, 2009 Much furore is being expressed by all sides, foreign and domestic, regarding the outcome of the 2009 Iranian presidential elections held on June 12. The rapid announcement of the total results in a mere few hours after the closing of the polls came as...

Mass protests erupt in Iran

Mass demonstrations have erupted in Iran in protest at the apparent rigging of the presidential elections by the Mahmoud Ahmadinejad regime. According to reports over one million people have demonstrated in the capital Tehran and over a dozen have been killed in...