This week, two more official accounts come out of Iran, confirming the extent of violence that is taking place in the country's detention centers.
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This week, Mehdi Karroubi came under fire for stating what for decades has been public knowledge in Iran: The systematic rape of political prisoners as a means of permanently disabling them from society, let alone from political activity.
There is an old saying in Persian, that every Iranian has written at least one line of poetry in their lifetime -- one can only imagine how many millions of lines have been written this summer alone.
The strategies and ultimate goals are the same for any kind of torture: to humiliate, disembody, extract confessions and permanently terrorize the victims to prevent further 'disturbances'.
Without the July 1999 protests, there could never have been June 2009. What the students courageously started then has led to a massive movement encompassing all Iranians.
The conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, and the Occupied Territories, which Bush et al either supported or outright committed, actually strengthened the Ahmadinejad government.
The political evolution of Martin Luther is relevant to what's going on in Iran. Like Luther, Mousavi has become much reform-minded so as to distinguish himself from the incumbent administration.
The Iranian Republic requires American antagonism to uphold its regional influence and its stranglehold on the Iranian people - the United States should deprive it of this gift.
There is a very important reason for Iran's reluctance to change its tone overnight. It is due to a political trend I call the "cult of anti-Americanism."
A prominent Iranian blogger, nicknamed the Blogfather for spawning Iran's spectacular blogging revolution, has been arrested in Tehran and accused of ...
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