Protests

Violent Aftermath: The 2009 Election and Suppression of Dissent in Iran

This preliminary report documents and analyzes the regime’s brutal suppression of dissent after the June 12, 2009 presidential elections. Hours before the incumbent, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, ... Read more

Silencing the Women's Rights Movement in Iran

This report examines the Islamic Republic’s attempt to dismantle the women’s rights movement leading up to and following the June 12, 2009 presidential election. Members ... Read more

Witness Statement: Farideh

Farideh, an opposition supporter, describes her experience in the post-election protests of Summer 2009.   Full Name: Farideh (pseudonym) Date of Birth: 8 November 1981 Place of Birth: Tehran, ... Read more

Iran activist gets eight years in jail: report

APP: Iran acfivist gets eight years injail: report 11tp://www. og1e.com /1tstedins/a /arfic1e/ALeqM5iM '4GNLHcKt. Hosted byCOl)$IC ... Read more

Iran deplores 'political' Oxford University move

Iran's embassy in Britain deplores a decision by Queen's College of Oxford University to offer a graduate scholarship in Philosophy to Iranian students in memory of Neda Agha-Soltan. ... Read more

Clashes erupt at Iran mass rally

Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with security forces during a government-sponsored rally in Tehran. Iran's reformists had been warned not to try to turn the ... Read more

Ahmadinejad: Punish protest leaders

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's president, has called for opposition leaders to be punished over post-election violence in the country. ... Read more

Iran commander urges more control of embassies

Deputy head of Iran's armed forces headquarters, Brigadier General Seyyed Massoud Jazayeri Amid Iran's mass trials of opposition activists and protesters, a top Iranian commander urges more control over foreign embassies. ... Read more

Ahmadinejad sworn in as police 'block' protestors

Alndinejad sworn in as police ‘block' protestors http://www.presstv,ir/detail.aspx?id=1026 14§ionid=35 1020101 a ... Read more

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