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Bernard Hourcade on the Crisis in Iran

We have translated and posted here a question-and-answer session between Bernard Hourcade, direcctor of the French National Centre for Scientific Research, on the crisis in Iran.

 

Letter from Iran: General Strike on Tuesday June 23

Disclaimer: We post this letter from an individual in Iran who wishes to remain anonymous. We make no claims to the authenticity, veracity, or source of the information.

 

 

News agency of students supporting the civil movement in Iran

Supporters of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, supporters of Mehdi Karrubi, supporters of Mohsen Rezai, and all friends who long for justice,

2009 Iranian Presidential Election Expatriate and Foreign Voting Results

Iran's Hidden Revolution

Just after Iran’s rigged elections last week, with hundreds of thousands of protesters taking to the streets, it looked as if a new revolution was in the offing. Five days later, the uprising is little more than a symbolic protest, crushed by the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. Meanwhile, the real revolution has gone unnoticed: the guard has effected a silent coup d’état.

2009 Iranian Presidential Election Results by City

On this page, we have gone further into the details by providing a list of returns for every city in Iran that was made available by the Ministry of the Interior.

Pakistan Security Brief - Week of June 8

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Militant Attacks & Targets

Four More Years of Ahmadinejad

Elections in the Islamic Republic are neither fair nor free, but unlike Iraq under Saddam Hussein the Iranian leadership usually manages to manipulate the elections in a very sophisticated and elegant way in an attempt to portray itself as an Islamic democracy. The 2009 presidential election however was not an exercise in sophistication and elegance.