Election-2013

An Iranian Human Rights Lawyer’s Perspective on the Forthcoming Presidential Election

A member of the Fars Province Bar Association discusses the current political climate among legal professionals and ordinary citizens in Shiraz. ... Read more

Ahead of Iranian presidential election, arrests and restrictions on Internet access

In Iran, tensions have risen ahead of next week’s presidential election. A human rights group says several campaign staffers and members of civil society groups ... Read more

Civil Society Activists and Campaign Staffers Arrested As Iran’s Presidential Election Approaches

(June 5, 2013) --  The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has learned that several campaign staffers and members of civil society groups have been ... Read more

Why Iranian Women Can’t Have Any of It

Originally published at http://opencanada.org/features/the-think-tank/comments/why-iranian-women-cant-have-any-of-it/ In recent weeks, the political theater of women registering as presidential candidates in the Islamic Republic of Iran, followed by what appeared to be disqualifying remarks by ... Read more

IHRDC on Al Jazeera Stream

Iranian web users are reporting slow internet speeds, difficulties accessing emails and faulty proxy servers in the lead up to the presidential elections on June ... Read more

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