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Feb 3, 2023

The Islamic Republic is on the path to committing a mass atrocity. The world should pay attention.

By Anthony Vance

The persistent and systematic nature of the Baha’i experience strongly suggests that it would be worthwhile to freshly examination the community’s vulnerability in the current context to determine whether this already beleaguered community is at increased risk of larger-scale abuses.

Human Rights Iran

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Jan 24, 2023

Can Reza Pahlavi help unite the Iranian opposition? A hashtag is suggesting so.

By Arash Azizi

An Iranian journalist started the hashtag #You_Represent_Me, which was quickly picked up by thousands of other Iranians, inside and outside the country, who used it to declare their support for Reza Pahlavi.

Democratic Transitions Iran

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Jan 20, 2023

UNICEF isn’t doing enough to protect Iranian children during protests. It’s time they step up.

By Kourosh Ziabari

Iranians don’t appear to be convinced that the United Nations’ dedicated children agency is doing enough and fulfilling its mandate.

Iran Middle East

IranSource

Jan 19, 2023

Netanyahu’s Iran policy is expected to fail—again

By Danny Citrinowicz  

The biggest problem that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has today is the fact that he will have a tough time rallying the Joe Biden administration.

Iran Israel

IranSource

Jan 11, 2023

Soccer players versus the IRGC. Who do the people of Iran choose?

By Arash Azizi

Iranians know who their national heroes are.

Human Rights Iran

IranSource

Jan 5, 2023

An Iran opposition coalition was long overdue. It’s an important step forward on the rocky road to change. 

By Ali Fathollah-Nejad

Such a coalition is an important step forward to grant the millions-strong Iranian diaspora a unified and, thus, more effective voice to push the international community.

Democratic Transitions Iran

IranSource

Dec 22, 2022

I’m a former Syrian civil society activist. Syrians can’t tell Iranians how to win, but we can share lessons we learned the hard way.

By Ibrahim Al-Assil

Be the Iran you want to see.

Iran Middle East

IranSource

Dec 21, 2022

Khamenei appears to be pushing for subtle reforms in Iran, but it’s all just a ruse

By Anonymous

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appears to be willing to risk the disintegration of Iran as long as he remains in power.

Iran Middle East

IranSource

Dec 14, 2022

Iran’s protests intensify calls for Shia clerics to step back from politics

By Fardad

Even before the outbreak of nationwide protests following the beating death of Mahsa Jina Amini, voices within the seminaries have been calling for a reduction of the role of the clergy in political affairs.

Iran Middle East

IranSource

Nov 23, 2022

Drone sales to Russia spark a debate in Iran

By Javad Heiran-Nia

The revelation that Iran has sold drones to Russia that the latter is now using to attack Ukraine has touched off a debate about whether this growing closeness to Russia is in Iran’s national interest.

Europe & Eurasia Iran