December 9, 2012

Iran's Faux Election Reforms

Golnaz Esfandiari, Radio Free Europe

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There are months to go before Iranians choose a new president, but the Islamic regime already appears to be preparing the ground for a preferred candidate. A controversial election-reform bill working its way through parliament contains measures that could prevent undesirables from running while granting the clerical establishment greater control over the election's outcome in June 2013.

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