Girls’ schools have been at the centre of protests which are shaking the Islamic Republic to its core.
Iranian protesters aren’t satisfied winning small battles within the Islamic regime. Their aim is a revolution that will result in universal human rights.
Iran’s constitution guarantees human rights but its government doesn’t.
Iran has a growing role in the Ukraine war, helping Russia augment its dwindling weapons supplies. That may help Russia, but it also serves Iran’s national interests.
The hijab, which was forced on all Iranian women after the 1979 revolution, is a tool of oppression.
Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, women in Iran have been forced to accept second-class citizenship, as Shiite religious leaders control most aspects of women’s lives.
There’s an unexpected beneficiary of Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Real change will come from the streets, not the ballot box.
Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner of Iran’s June 18 presidential election, which critics called rigged after his top opponents were disqualified.
The election result seems a foregone conclusion, but the country’s political future is far from certain.
President Trump’s Iran policy took a dramatic turn when the US killed Iran’s top military commander in a drone strike. To avoid war, one foreign policy scholar says Trump has to reverse his stance.
Donald Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now.
Both Iran and the US say they are not seeking a war, but it could happen by default.
11 activists have died in prison since Iran’s mass protests were crushed in January. Now, some detainees’ families are keeping a daily vigil outside jails. It’s a sign that unrest in Iran is not over.
President is not the most important leadership role in Iran. The election is not completely democratic. That said, there’s a pretty competitive contest happening.