The Lasting Lessons of the Iranian Revolution

Interior of the Islamic Revolution and Holy Defense Museum, Tehran (Pe3k via Shutterstock).

by Assal Rad February 11 marks the fortieth anniversary of the 1979 revolution in Iran, which toppled the country’s monarchical system and ushered in the Islamic Republic. The outcomes of that fateful day continue to shape the discourse on Iran… Continue Reading  

Pompeo, Bolton, and Iran’s “Fake Opposition”

Masih Alinejad meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

by Muhammad Sahimi As Iranian people struggle for democracy and respect for human rights and the rule of law, as well as preserving the national security and territorial integrity of their country, two main groups have emerged among the opposition… Continue Reading  

Iran Sentences Men Who Supported Women’s Protests to Six Years Prison

Reza Khandan and Farhad Meysami

by Center for Human Rights in Iran Reza Khandan and Farhad Meysami have both been sentenced to six years imprisonment in Iran and banned from leaving the country or engaging in online activities for two years for peacefully protesting the country’s compulsory… Continue Reading