Iran’s government reportedly imprisoned, harassed and discriminated against more people for their religious beliefs in 2
Iran continues to engage in “systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom, including prolonged det
Iran’s crackdown on the press, including detention of 24 journalists, was highlighted by two reports to mark International P
On April 19, the State Department’s new human rights report charged that Iran engaged in “egregious” abuses, inc
A new book on political cartoons confronts the most sensitive issues in Iran ― including censorship, electoral fraud, torture and
On April 11, the G8 urged Iran to cooperate with the United Nations on its nuclear program to avoid further isolation.
On March 14, the U.S.
The Islamists Are Coming
The Islamists Are Coming, edited by Robin Wright, surveys the rise of Islamist groups in the wake of the Arab Spring. Often lumped together, the more than 50 Islamist parties with millions of followers now constitute a whole new spectrum—separate from either militants or secular parties. They will shape the new order in the world’s most volatile region more than any other political bloc. Yet they have diverse goals and different constituencies. Sometimes they are even rivals.