Apr. 28, 2022

Has Raisi fulfilled Rouhani’s pledge to free Iranian opposition leaders?

Iran/Politics

The story: Iranian media reports that restrictions have been eased on opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard. The two Reformists have been under house arrest since 2011. The government-run IRNA news agency has credited Ebrahim Raisi for the move, insisting that the conservative president has accomplished what his moderate predecessor Hassan Rouhani (2013-21) could not. However, sources close to Mousavi have downplayed the significance of the reported easing of restrictions.

The coverage: The Iranian judiciary’s Mizan News Agency reported on Apr. 25 that "physical restrictions outside the residence of one of the leaders of the 2009 sedition" have been lifted...

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