Tag Archives: Mohsen Rezai

No Trouble

As expected, former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and highly controversial Esfandiar Rahimi Mashaie have been barred from running for president by the Iranian Guardian Council. According to presstv, among almost 700 registered candidates, only (or rather after all) eight … Continue reading

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Elections in Iran

Four years on, Iranians need to elect a new president. More than ever, the world is either watching or just ignoring the more than complicated proceedings. That controversial figures former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s favorite Esfandiar Rahim … Continue reading

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Martyrs

Somewhat hidden on Iranian government-funded presstv’s webpage you may find this Monday’s sensation. Ten or 13 killed demonstrators on Tehran’s streets, among them 19-year-old Neda, whose shocking death millions around the world have watched in an extremely graphic video, have possibly not … Continue reading

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Re-election

A few notes on the results of the Iranian presidential election. It’s not surprising. It would have been quite a sensation if the incumbent populist hardliner president wouldn’t have been re-elected. Definitely sort of a political earthquake with imponderable consequences, … Continue reading

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