June 16, 2011
Iran's Opposition Has Fractured the Regime
Ramin Jahanbegloo, Christian Science Monitor
Celebrated in June 2009 as a model of nonviolent protest against autocracy, the Iranian Green Movement has lost much of its strength and mobilizing capacity insidewhile the Arab Spring has toppled regimes across the region.
In, is under arrest. But in Iran, the two defeated candidates in the disputed presidential elections of June 2009 who played such an important role in giving birth to the Green Movement– a former prime minister, and , a cleric and a former parliament speaker–are the ones under house arrest...
TAGGED: Mir Hossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karoubi, Ali Khamenei, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran