Friday, July 19, 2019 04:12

Iranian opposition leaders

Activists urge UN chief to visit opposition leaders

More than 400 Iranian political and social activists have written to the UN Secretary General to urge him to visit Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi, who have been under house arrest in Iran for more than 18 months. » read more

Press freedom group calls for Mousavi’s release

Reporters Without Borders has expressed deep concern about Iranian opposition leader MirHosein Mousavi, who was hospitalized on Thursday to undergo heart surgery. » read more

Mousavi family kept from talking about ill leader

After reports hit the media that opposition leader MirHosein Mousavi had undergone surgery in hospital, his brother was quoted as saying that the Mousavi family cannot give out information about his health. » read more

Iranian opposition leader hospitalized

Iranian pposition leader MirHosein Mousavi was taken to the hospital on Thursday for “serious heart complications”, reports from Iran indicate. » read more

Authorities ease restrictions on captive leader

Opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, who has been under house arrest for close to 15 months, has been given “permission to open his windows to get fresh air, to stroll in the building’s parking area and to lock his apartment door,” reports from Iran indicate. » read more

Iranian opposition leader sends defiant message

Iranian opposition leader MirHosein Mousavi has told his children in a telephone conversation that he still stands by his former political stance and has in no way retreated from his criticism of the government. » read more

Iranian protest leaders and one year of house arrests

Marking one year of house arrest for the Iranian opposition leaders, Behrouz Samadbeigi records the events that led to their unprecedented confinement and their ordeals of the past year. » read more

Activists demand release of opposition leaders

More than 400 Iranian political and civil activists are calling for the release of Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard. » read more

Concern grows for health of Iranian opposition leader

Fatemeh Karroubi told the Jaras opposition website that she is greatly concerned about her husband’s health under house arrest, given that opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi is being treated by “physicians trusted by the state security services.” » read more

Iranian authorities threaten daughters of opposition leaders

The daughters of Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard have been threatened with arrest by Islamic Republic security forces, the Kaleme Website reports. » read more