Iran: Clerical Regime Cannot Break the Cycle of Corruption

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

The ordinary people of Iran have been on the streets calling the clerical regime that rules the country out for its widespread corruption. While the people of Iran are left to endure worsening conditions, regime officials have no such worries. They do not need to worry about how they are going to feed their children or how they are going to be able to pay their rent. They do not need to hold protests in the street demanding months of unpaid wages and they do not need to worry about getting essential medicine or healthcare.

Iran's Weakening Economy

By Amir Taghati

The Iranian economy has been the weakest over the past few years. It has always experienced major fluctuations – at least since the anti-Monarchical Revolution of 1979. This has been because of factors such as the Iran Iraq war during the eighties and the time international sanctions were in place from 2012 to 2016 before the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) was signed.

Nine Protests Across Iran on Sunday

There were nine protest rallies held across Iran on Sunday, with several different groups in the capital Tehran demanding to be paid for their work, while elsewhere people were demanding the return of their looted money and others were calling on the Iranian government to protect the environment. Let’s look at them in more detail.

Iranians Continue Their Struggle for Democracy

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

The absolute rule by clerics in Iran, known as Velayat-el-Faqih, came about before anyone could put a stop to it. It was never one of the goals of the Iranian Revolution in 1979 when the Shah’s dictatorship was overthrown by popular uprising.

Iran: Protests Continue Across the Country

By Shahriar Kia

Widespread discontent across Iran is still very much in the forefront. Last year was marked by major protests and anti-government demonstrations and this year is set to continue in the same way.

Iran Regime's Growth Predictions Are Fantasy

By Amir Taghati

The Iranian regime’s Parliament Research Centre published a report on Thursday, January 24, which advised that the Iranian economy will have a negative rate of growth of -4.5 to -5.5 per cent, depending on which economic scenario might happen.

2018: A Year of Brutal Oppression in Iran

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

The people of Iran took to the streets in December 2017 to protest their situation and to hold anti-government demonstrations. Throughout all of 2018, the people kept up the momentum in pressuring the Iranian regime and calling it out on its belligerence and corruption.