Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Some facts Iran’s Green Revolution

It ought to be noted that preceding the post-race dissents, the Mousavi crusade was known as Mowjeh Sabz or 'Green Wave.' Its expressed purpose was the evacuation of hardliners like Ahmadinejad whose perspectives and strategies were considered to be illsuited for a 21st century Iran. At the point when Mousavi's thrashing was declared on June 13, his political battle took to the avenues requesting the revocation of Ahmadinejad's triumph. At the point when the Islamic administration's security administrations took action against dissidents, the Mowjeh Sabz ventured into a social development requesting the common freedoms initially embraced by the Islamic Revolution. The rough crackdown forced a few Iranians to call for the downfall of the Islamic Republic through and through, while others requested just for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to venture down.

In any case, such great perspectives were illustrative just a minority, as the dominant part saw change as something characteristic to the Islamic framework, something that did not require a full scale transformation. Numerous felt that any method for radicalizing the Green Movement could have effortlessly spelled its finished destruction. The dissents, as opposed to the more subliminal requests for change were what incited Western media to coin the expression "Green Revolution", while inside it accepted the shapes of something more likened to a social liberties development. The requests for change secured financial open door, social versatility, fundamental opportunities, social equity, political interest, and admiration and nobility for the Iranian individuals. However it was the very setup of the Islamic Republic that hindered the street to any fast comes about.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Green Movement

Thousands of Iranians took to the lanes in 2009 as part of the Green Movement to revolt an unsure presidential election. The government crackdown that pursued comprised some women being locked up, tortured and raped. This report shares some of their stories. It is a co-production with The Center for Investigative Reporting.

The Green Movement refers to chains of actions after the 2009 Iranian presidential election, in which protesters insisted the removal of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from office. Green was initially used as the symbol of Mir Hossein Mousavi's campaign, but after the election it became the icon of unity and hope for those asking for annulment of what they regarded as a fraudulent election. 

Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi are identified as political leaders of the Green Movement. Hossein-Ali Montazeri was also declared as spiritual leader of the movement. Witnesses to Green Movement protests frequently claim that protests of this size have not been seen in Iran since the Iranian Revolution.