Published on 14th December 2018 by

Reformers on Top (2002) – Extreme Islamic sentiments are still present in Iran – but from mostly older people. The young are driving a new movement for reform, leading to criticism from the Mullahs.

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Nearly 70% of the country voted for reform in 1997, when Khatami was elected President, and re-elected in 2001. But in Iran, real power rests not with the President but with the religious leader – the Ayatollah Khamenei. He controls the military, the police and the courts. The hardliners are still in charge and their enforcers are never far away.

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