Infighting between Ruling Factions in Iran Continues to Escalate

Infighting Between Ruling Factions in Iran Continues to Escalate

Navid Felker 25 March 2019

by Navid  Felker

The conservative Iranian newspaper, Vatan-e Emrooz published an article on March 18th, entitled “Towards a Great Birth” that talked about the second step of the Islamic revolution. It stated, “For the second step to become operational the revolution needs to be reborn and its master key isn’t relations with the headman or anything else but increasing transparency in every structure and institution of the Islamic Republic.”

Assadollah Assadi, the Iranian terrorist who had served as Tehran’s ambassador in Vienna

According to Iran, the Treatment of Their Terrorist Diplomat Is Unprecedented in Diplomatic History

Editor 20 March 2019

By Staff writer, SF

On March 16th, state-run Keyhan newspaper published an article that revealed its concerns about the fate of Assadollah Assadi, the Iranian terrorist who had served as Tehran’s ambassador in Vienna. Assadi awaits trial on terrorism charges in Germany.

Last year, Assadi allegedly gave explosives to an Iranian couple with the intention of bombing the annual gathering of the Iranian opposition. He was arrested in Germany and subsequently extradited to Belgium.

Mohammad Ali Jafari, the head of Iran regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps

Re-Imposed Sanctions Curb Iran's Ability to Meddle in the Region

Atousa Pilger 19 March 2019

By Atousa Pilger

Mohammad Ali Jafari, the head of Iran regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps gave an interview to the state-run Soroush Magazine, in which he said that the organization tasked with protecting the regime at all costs, had “organized around 100,000 popular forces” in Syria and Iraq.

Iran Massacre of 1988

Ebrahim Raissi, Who Was Involved in the Massacre of 1988 Is Appointed Head of Iran's Judiciary

Azita Carlson 18 March 2019

By Azita Carlson

On March 7th, Ebrahim Raissi was officially appointed to head the judiciary of the regime by the Iranian Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei.

Raissi is notorious among Iranians for his part in the Massacre of 1988, when some 30,000 political prisoners were executed. In fact, during the last presidential elections in 2017, popular reactions to his candidacy were so intense that Khamenei failed to implement what he calls “electoral genius” to bring his favorite to the head of the judiciary.

Women Protesting Hijab Laws Violently Attacked by Iranian Pro-Government Vigilantes

Women Protesting Hijab Laws Violently Attacked by Iranian Pro-Government Vigilantes

Armin Baldwin 17 March 2019

By Armin Baldwin

Iranian women have begun filming the violence they face on a day-to-day basis, and sharing the videos on social media. The perpetrators of attacks like those shared on social media, are pro-government vigilantes or plain-clothes morality police who confront and attack women for defying Iran’s hijab laws in the name of defending “public decency”. They appear to be getting bolder in their assaults.

Iranian Women Rights

A Long Battle for Rights Waged by Iranian Women

Navid Felker 16 March 2019

by Navid  Felker

According to Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, Harvard-educated Iranian-American political scientist and president of the International American Council, “For almost 90 years, Iranian women have struggled under the Pahlavis and the mullahs and have protested against their subjugation, dehumanization and suppression.”

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