In Iran, appointing loyal hardline females to ministries does not translate into women's equal rights. It is another cunning strategy by Ahmadinejad's government to fool the world.
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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.
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.
With increasing accounts of rape, torture, forced confessions and skewed judicial proceedings, the Iranian government is losing any credibility it had left, including any legitimate claim to Islam.
With each death at the hands of the regime, a martyr is born, and with each martyr, the seed of revolution is planted.
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'.
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