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Mir Hussein Moussavi

Iran's Opposition Leader: I Am Ready To Die For Our Cause

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's opposition leader on Friday pledged to remain defiant in the face of new threats – including calls by hard-liners fo...

3 Journalists Freed By Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian authorities have released three journalists who were among more than 100 people arrested during pro-government and opposi...

Mehdi Karroubi, Lone Cleric, Emerges to Defy Iran's Leaders

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia A short midlevel cleric, with a neat white beard and a clergyman's calm bearing, Mehdi Karroubi has watched from his home in Tehr...

The (Im)moral Logic of the Show Trial

Scott Atran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Atran

Moussavi courageously denounced the "show trials" and "torture" in Iran but his calls for reform can probably only be achieved by the regime's collapse, which is what the trials are designed to forestall.

Let Me Introduce You to One of the People Imprisoned in Iran

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

As Iran's election crisis continues, hundreds if not thousands of prisoners remain in Iran's notorious Evin prison. Let me introduce you to one of them.

Gholam Reza Aghazadeh, Iranian Nuclear Chief And Mousavi Ally, Resigns

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad railed against the U.S. in a speech Thursday, showing little indication of embracing Washin...

Filmmaker Unsettled By Iran's Similarity to Gaza

Adam Hootnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adam Hootnick

Like in Gaza, the events that have unfolded in Iran remind us of the immense obstacles that stand in the way of democracy, tolerance, and respect for human rights.

Iran's Fine Green Line Between a People's Right to Protest and Violence

Patt Cottingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patt Cottingham

Although the US is a nation of immigrants that came here to escape repressive regimes or governments, as a society, we have largely forgotten what it is like to put our lives on the line to call forth change.

Jason Linkins

Fareed Zakaria GPS Redeems CNN's Iran Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A couple of years ago, I was at a party, locked deep in conversation with a former producer at CNN. And I recall that one of the things we had talked...

Based on Terror Free Tomorrow Poll, Ahmadinejad Victory Was Expected

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The evidence that has been presented so far that the election was stolen has not been convincing.

Iranians Set To Vote After Week Of Intense Campaign Activity

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranians have begun voting in a key presidential election pitting hard-liner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against a pro-reform challenger ...

Iran Election Campaign Takes On Raucous Tone As Voting Nears

nytimes.com | ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN -- The leading candidates are accusing each other of corruption, bribery and torture. The wife of the strongest challenger to President Mahmoud...