Tag Archives: Ahmadinejad

Nazila Fathi: Until We Are Free

The 1979 Islamic Revolution stripped Ebadi of her judgeship after it banned women from holding the position, forcing her to stay home and raise her two daughters. A decade later, she opened a law firm and became vocal against the country’s laws that discriminate against women and others.

Glenn Greenwald> Podcast discussion with two of America’s leading Iran experts: the Leveretts

Two former officials of the US National Security State become the most vocal critics of US policy toward Tehran Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 9 April 2013 11.19 EDT Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s president, right, faces objections from MPs during a speech to the parliament in Tehran on 3 February. Photograph: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett are two […]

Video> MN Peace Activist Meets Iranian President Ahmadinejad

Iran president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has been characterized in many ways as a terrorist, a threat to peace, a threat to Israel. Ahmadinejad is a controversial figure both within Iran and internationally. Sarah Martin, long-time Minneapolis peace activist met with Ahmadinejad along with about 150 peace activists, This is the third time Martin has, “Exercised her democratic […]

Coleen Rowley> VIPS Memo to Obama: Avoid Another Long War

Coleen Rowley Former FBI Special Agent VIPS Memo to Obama: Avoid Another Long War Posted: 01/ 5/12 09:08 AM ET   Huffington Post  Obama’s re-election campaign may be focusing almost exclusively on domestic economic issues but there are strong forces pushing him and the U.S to war again, this time with Iran. The dangerous brinkmanship […]