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The inventive tactics of Iran’s opposition continue to deny the Tehran regime the uncontested power it seeks. The result is that the post-election political contest over the future of Iran is reaching a pivotal stage, says Nazenin Ansari.
(This article was first published on 16 September 2009)
A feminist initiative in Iran is seeking to ensure that awareness of women's rights is on the agenda of the presidential election, says Nazenin Ansari.
The Tehran regimes internal political divisions and personal rivalries are exposed by the crisis over its seizure of British naval personnel, says Nazenin Ansari.
The Tehran regime's persecution of a dissident Shi'a cleric and his supporters reveals not just its own ruthlessness but the depth of opposition to its rule, says Nazenin Ansari.
The hopes of Iran's democratic activists for a fundamental shift in Iran's relation to the world are undiminished by the nuclear dispute between Tehran and the international community, says Nazenin Ansari of "Kayhan".