Also by Roozbeh Bolhari
October 13, 2022
Iran's Kurdish Region Becomes Epicenter Of Protests, Deadly Government Crackdown
Iranian authorities appear to have intensified their crackdown on anti-government protests in predominately Kurdish areas. There are reports of security forces using firearms and firing tear gas indiscriminately, including into people's homes.
June 08, 2009
Presidential Candidates Playing Ethnic-Minority Card
Iran's ethnic minorities, which make up about half of the country's population, stand to have a huge impact on the country's June 12 presidential election. Well aware of this, the candidates are courting minority voters as the election campaign reaches its climax.