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Opposition calls for release of Iranian leaders

The Iranian opposition is demanding the release of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi so they can participate in the coming parliamentary elections. The Iranian constitution stipulates that those elections must be open and competitive, says the opposition. » read more

Political prisoners call for release of Mousavi and Karroubi

A statement issued by 33 Iranian political prisoners calls for the release of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi from house arrest. » read more

Family visits detained opposition leader

Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi was allowed a visit with his family after more than a month and has reportedly told them that he stands by all his former statements as a critic of the government. » read more

Iranian opposition leader under pressure to make "confession"

Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi is under “heavy pressure” from Iranian security forces to make “a televised confession,” the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports. » read more

Iranian opposition leader Karroubi moved to another location

Fatemeh Karroubi, the wife of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, has told Saham News that security forces have moved her husband to a separate one-bedroom apartment. » read more

Journalists’ group condemns "enforced disappearance" of Iranian political prisoners

Reporters Without Borders issued a statement Tuesday condemning the “arbitrary arrest” and “enforced disappearance” of Iranian political prisoners. » read more

Jailed journalists sound ‘tyranny’ alarm bell

Fourteen jailed journalists are warning the Iranian public of grave societal danger, saying the house arrest of the opposition leaders and their wives is an frightful indication of what's to come. » read more

Iranian opposition leader advises son not to flee

Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi has urged his son to refrain from leaving the country, assuring him that the "harsh and difficult times" will come to an end. » read more

Ahmadinejad gives interview on opposition, recent disputes

In an interview with euronews network, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad described the Iranian judiciary as an independent organ free of political interference, adding that opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi have their issues with the judiciary. » read more

Former Iranian president calls for release of political prisoners

Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami insists that freeing political prisoners and the opposition leaders could be “an important step toward altering the current harsh situation to the benefit of the regime and the people.” » read more