Manouchehr Mottaki, Iranian foreign minister who was recently removed through a sudden dismissal by Ahmadinejad, hit out at the administration describing his dismissal “un-Islamic, outside political practices, undiplomatic and offensive.”
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that the subsidy cuts will take effect starting today, Sunday, and described the plan as the “biggest surgery” to the Iranian economy in the past fifty years.
Shirin Ebadi and six other Iranian women activists are planning to sit in protest in front to Human Rights headquarters in Geneva on Monday in protest to the situation of detained lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh in prison in Iran.
Iranian opposition leader, MirHosein Mousavi lauded the resistance put up by post-election political prisoners in Islamic Republic jails and urged the several prisoners who are currently on hunger strike to end their strike.
Families of the victims of the post-election political turmoil in Iran are experiencing a new wave of pressures from Islamic Republic authorities.
Islamic Republic judiciary sentenced religious scholar Ahmad Ghabel to 20 months in prison for “propaganda against the regime and insulting Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader.”