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Iran Human Rights News Agency (HRANA) on Wednesday reported that the Supreme Court of Iran has upheld the death sentences of three young men who were arrested by security forces during the November 2019 protests...

She added that the country is trying to “cleanse” itself of homosexuals, stating, “[The government] would rather carry out mass surgeries than executions because they know the world is watching them"...

Officials of the Islamic Republic claim they learned of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran on February 19, that they informed the public on the same day, and started taking action to contain the outbreak. But a new IranWire report shows that officials were aware [Persian link] of the situation outbreak before February 19...

Washington Post special report on the Islamic Republic's cover up of the Coronavirus crisis.

A female environmentalist whose 10-year sentence was upheld by the Court of Appeals on February 18 says her interrogators tortured and threatened her with sexual assault...

About 1,500 people were killed during less than two weeks of unrest that started on Nov. 15. The toll, provided to Reuters by three Iranian interior ministry officials, included at least 17 teenagers and about 400 women as well as some members of the security forces and police...


Maziar Bahari's interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria on the people's desire for regime change and support of Prince Reza Pahlavi.

Iran's exiled crown prince Reza Pahlavi has warned that the country's leadership seeks a conflict and called on the armed forces to help the people stop a march to conflict.

The escalating tensions in the region following the imposition of renewed sanctions by the US has seen the Tehran regime look for scapegoats for the increasing economic hardship experienced by citizens...

The Myths of 1953

William Faulkner once mused that the past is never dead, in fact it’s not even past. The story of the coup that toppled Iranian prime minister Mohammad Mossadeq in 1953 may not be dead, but it is unhinged from history. Tall tales by a scion of the American establishment—former CIA…

Iran Poll: Vast Majority Disapprove of Islamic Republic

An April online survey of more than 19 thousand Iranian citizens from all 31 provinces sought answers to such questions. One tabulation revealed that only 2.2 percent said Yes, and at least 69.8 percent would vote No to the Islamic Republic if a free referendum were to be held today...

Still A Bad Deal

Last Friday marked the two-year anniversary of the Obama administration's signature foreign policy achievement: the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, that agreement was intended as a solution to Iran's persistent nuclear ambitions, and as a vehicle to reboot the Iranian regime's relationship with the world

Maximum Drama, Minimum Change: Iran's Presidential Elections

“Regardless of who wins the majority of votes,” the supreme leader said recently, “the main winner is the regime of the Islamic Republic.”

“The smart way to keep people passive and obedient,” wrote Noam Chomsky, “is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.”

Prince Reza Pahlavi calls for civil disobedience and protests

"The regime has been given enough chance to come clean. It hasn't, for good reason. Therefore, I say forget about the regime, think about the people."

He is the oldest son of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Now Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi says he is fighting for the soul of his nation...

شاه در یک دوره انتقالی تاریخ گرفتار شد

تازه‌ترین کتاب تحقیقی و تاریخی در باره محمدرضا شاه پهلوی با عنوان (ترجمه شده) « زوال بهشت»* حاصل پنج سال پژوهش اندرو اسکات کوپر، تاریخ نگار و استادیار دانشگاه کلمبیا که بیش از شش ماه پیش در نیویورک انتشار یافته، همچنان مورد بحث رسانه ها، دانشجویان تاریخ و بویژه آمریکاییان ایرانی تبار است.

Prince Reza Pahlavi Calls for Direct Dialogue Between U.S. and Iranian Opposition

Reza Pahlavi, the eldest son of Iran’s last monarch, called for a direct dialogue between U.S. and Iran’s democratic opposition amid signs that President Donald Trump intends to significantly harden Washington’s position towards Tehran...

به مناسبت سال روز انقلاب اسلامی

انقلاب اسلامی ایران که نه اسلامی و نه انقلاب است هر سال از سوی حکومت ولایت فقیه جشن گرفته می شود. اما امروزهیچ آدم عاقلی در فرنگ انقلاب را نمی ستاید که جز ترور و خشونت و تخریب ارمغان دیگری بهمراه ندارد. لذا بایستی پذیرفت اینگونه جشن ها حکایت از عدم بلوغ سیاسی ملّتی دارد که ۵۰ سال پیش تشنهﻯ تمدن بزرگ در میهنش بود. این جهت گیری وارونه دقیقأ علامت بی فرهنگی ملّتی است که در قرن بیست ویکم هنوز اسیر خرافات مذهبی است.