Omid Memarian

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Analysis: What now for Iran?

Return of the revolution: Iran's religious right rules the roost again

"Iranian politics has taken a turn to the right, with the defeat of the reformists by resurgent conservatives in Friday's general election.
What now for the reform movement, and for Iran itself?
Four years ago, millions of Iranians swept the reformists into parliament on a tidal wave of hope.
With the presidency already in the hands of the reformist Mohammad Khatami, the expectation was that the reform movement would now be able to make good on the promises given and the hopes aroused


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