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Iran Reformists

Iran Jails Reformist Ex-Vice President

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A former Iranian vice president and prominent reform activist convicted of spreading propaganda against the ruling clerical estab...

Iran Bans Reform Party

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's hard-line government said Monday it has banned Iran's largest pro-reform political party in a new...

Iran's First Female President: Not Gonna Happen

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

In a society where about 70% of the university population is female, the election vetting process is a sad comment on the true condition of Iran's girls and women: second-class citizens.

Khatami Pulls Out Of Iranian Presidential Race

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's most prominent reformist, former President Mohammed Khatami, pulled out of the race against the country's hard-line presid...

Iran's Hard-Liners Crack Down On Reformists

New York Times | NAZILA FATHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN -- As the race for Iran's presidential election heats up, hard-liners are cracking down on activists who have supported reformist candidates in...