December 17, 2017

Marzieh, Iranian Singer and Voice of Dissent, Dies at 86

By MARGALIT FOX
Published: October 16, 2010
Marzieh, the great diva of Persian traditional song, who was silenced after the Islamic Revolution in 1979 but who re-emerged years later outside Iran as a singer and a highly public supporter of the resistance, died on Wednesday in Paris. She was 86 and had defected to France in 1994.
Marzieh, […]

Iranian Students Clash With Police

The New York Times
December 8, 2009
By ROBERT F. WORTH and NAZILA FATHI
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Thousands of people rallied against the government on Monday at universities across Iran, defying a wide-ranging effort to suppress the protests and bringing a new ferocity to the opposition movement’s confrontation with the state.
The protests, taking place on National Student Day, […]

US Says Iraq Won’t Force Rebel Group Back to Iran

By David Gollust
Washington
Voice of America
The State Department said Wednesday that Iraq has assured the United States it will not forcibly repatriate members of an Iranian rebel group that has been based in Iraq since the Saddam Hussein era. The status of about 3,500 members of the Iranian exile group, the Mujaheddin-e Khalq, or […]

Iran Watch – August 10, 2007

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Prof. Kazem Kazerounian – 8/5/2007
The dynamics of the relation between the United States and the Iran’s mullahs resembles that of an abused wife and the batterer husband. Domestic violence comes as a form of bullying, as a means that is easier than other methods. There are […]