Friday, October 20, 2017 01:58


Conflicting news regarding Iranian opposition leaders

The children of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi insist that all evidence suggests their parents have been arrested, despite repeated denials from Iranian authorities. » read more

Rooftop shouts of protest reported from Tehran

Iranians started shouts of protest from their rooftops after nightfall on Monday in Tehran and other major cities, Kaleme website reports. » read more

Iran confirms steps against opposition leaders

The Iranian judiciary confirmed taking steps against opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, a judiciary spokesman said today emphasizing further steps will be taken whenever necessary. » read more

Senior cleric condemns treatment of Iranian opposition leaders

Ayatollah Dastgheib, a senior member of the Iranian clergy and representative of Fars province in the Assembly of Experts, is calling for the Iranian opposition leaders to be released from house arrest.

Kaleme website reports that in an open letter, Ayatollah Dastgheib has described the treatment of MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi as contrary to constitutional and Islamic law. » read more

Former president calls for release of Iranian opposition leaders

Mohammad Khatami former Iranian president spoke out today against the house arrest of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, and condemned the “destructive measures” taken against them. » read more

Iranian Supreme Leader urged to hold talks with opposition leaders

Ahmad Montazeri, the son of the late dissident Iranian cleric Ayatollah Hosseinali Montazeri, is urging the Iranian Surpeme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to begin a dialogue with the opposition leaders. » read more

Conservative lawmaker wants Iranian opposition leaders on TV

MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi must be given a chance to speak for themselves on national television, conservative Iranian lawmaker Ali Motahari said today. The two opposition leaders have been under house arrest for the past two weeks. » read more

Iran says opposition leaders not under house arrest

The head of the Iranian parliament's National Security Commission denies that opposition leaders are under house arrest, saying they are just being "escorted" by government security forces. » read more

Situation of Iranian opposition leaders cause for grave concern

The children of Iranian opposition leaders have issued separate letters expressing grave concerns regarding the well-being of their parents. » read more

Iranian opposition demands release of Mousavi and Karroubi

The Iranian opposition announced today that a "firm demand of the Green Movement" is that the government end the strict house arrest imposed on the movement's leaders, MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. » read more