Opinions On Iran

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Raisi’s proposed economic policy plan for Iran doesn’t make sense

Ebrahim Raisi leaves as other presidential candidates are seen at the conclusion of their second TV debate in a state-run TV studio, in Tehran, June 8, 2021. (AP) By Ebad Ebadi July 9, 2021 The June 18 Iranian election, in which Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi was selected as president, had the lowest turnout since the [...]

By |July 9th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

The bizarre case of ‘blank votes’ in Iran’s elections

A voter fills out her ballot papers at a polling station during the presidential elections in Tehran, June 18, 2021. (AP) By Sarbas Nazari July 7, 2021 The June 18 vote in Iran was more than unique in many ways when compared to previous polls held after the 1979 Iranian Revolution. It told [...]

By |July 7th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Mohseni Ejei’s record of prisoner deaths

Iran's judiciary chief, Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ejei. (Supplied) By Ehsan Mehrabi July 5, 2021 Gholam Hassan Mohseni Ejei, Iran’s new judiciary chief, used to be an interrogator for the Iranian security services and was known for his particularly brutal interrogations. One prisoner, Taghi Mohammadi, who had been detained in 1986, was found dead in his [...]

By |July 5th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Zanganeh’s ‘dream’ of boosting Iran’s oil production seems unrealistic

Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh in Tehran November 21, 2015. (Reuters) July 5, 2021 Iran’s oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh in an interview told the official IRNA news website Sunday that his biggest dream has always been to increase Iran’s oil output to six million barrels per day and use the income to [...]

By |July 5th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iranian chief justice Mohseni Ejei signals an even bleaker future for human rights

Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejehi, new Iranian judiciary chief, photo taken on Aug. 21, 2005. (AP) By Roghiyeh Rezaei July 3, 2021 By decree of the Supreme Leader, Iran officially appointed Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei as the head of the judiciary on Thursday, July 1, 2021. During his nearly 40-year career in the Islamic Republic, Mohseni [...]

By |July 3rd, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Farhid Rahbar: Who is the possible face of Ebrahim Raisi’s new cabinet?

Farhad Rahbar (R) has been tipped as possible first vice-president to Ebrahim Raisi, or the next budget head of Iran's Central Bank. (Supplied) By Ali Ranjipour July 2, 2021 In recent days the name Farhad Rahbar has come to the fore in Iranian media as being the likely first vice-president in President-elect Ebrahim Raisi’s [...]

By |July 2nd, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

The plight of the Iranian women under the theocracy

The UN on March 8, 2021, accused the Iranian of continuing to treat women and girls as second-class citizens. (Supplied) By Track Persia 30 June 2021 In post-revolutionary Iran, women have experienced major setbacks despite their major role in the 1979 revolution which was led by the founder of the Islamic Republic of [...]

By |June 30th, 2021|Opinions On Iran, Women|

Religious minorities in Iranian schools: From childhood wounds to adult suffering

After the 1979 Islamic Revolution, violence and oppression against religious minority children and adolescents in schools became systematic policies. (Supplied) By Maryam Dehkordi June 29, 2021 The repression of religious minorities has a long history in the Iranian educational system. Although children from minority groups faced difficulties in schools before the 1979 Islamic [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Fact check: Have Iran’s non-petroleum exports increased by 69 percent in a year?

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei speaks via videoconference with MPs in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday, August 23, 2020. (Iranian presidency) June 29, 2021 "Iran's non-oil exports in the first quarter of 2021-2022, compared to in the spring of 2020, have increased by 69 percent," outgoing President of Iran Hassan Rouhani claimed at [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Queen Soraya’s birthday and the old question of Pahlavi succession

Mohammadreza Shah Pahlavi and Soraya married in 1951. (Getty Images) By Camelia Entekhabifard June 26, 2021 In recent years, Soraya Pahlavi has been a subject of intense attention among Iranian users on social media for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is her “beauty.” From when she left Iran on [...]

By |June 26th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|