Iranian opposition leaders
Posted videos of Ayatollah Taheri Esfahani’s funeral show participants chanting slogans against the administration and calling for the release of MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, the Iranian opposition leaders under house arrest. » read more
The families of Iranian opposition leaders under house arrest announced today that statements attributed to their parents in the media is false and that MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi have not made any assessments of the coming election. » read more
The eldest son of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi has called on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to direct Iranian security forces to desist from “unethical and immoral” actions and “the confiscation of the personal property of dissidents.” » read more
Senior reformist figure Abdollah Nouri is calling on the Islamic Republic establishment to take advantage of the experience and popularity of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi to help resolve the country’s growing problems. » read more
International protests against the house arrest of Iranian opposition leaders gained momentum this week, as the foreign ministries of France, Britain and the United States issued statements calling on Iranian authorities to end their arrest and the abuse directed at their families. » read more
Kaleme Website reports that Kokab and Narges Mousavi, the daughters of Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard, have once again been summoned to Evin Prison for questioning.
The opposition website reports that Kokab Mousavi is summoned for Thursday February 14 and Narges Mousavi on the following Saturday.
Last Monday, the two were briefly arrested and their homes were searched. They were reportedly questioned regarding their links to Kaleme Website and their reports to the media on the condition of their parents. » read more
The children of Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard have announced that for the past two months they have had no news of their parents, who have been under house arrest for close to two years. » read more
The house arrest of three Iranian opposition leaders has been challenged by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), which has called on the Islamic Republic government to release MirHosein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard. » read more