Who is former president of Iran?
|Ahmadinejad in 2019|
|6th President of Iran|
|In office 3 August 2005 – 3 August 2013|
|Supreme Leader||Ali Khamenei|
When did the Arab Spring begin in Iran?
2011–2012 Iranian protests
|2011–2012 protests in Iran|
|Part of the Iranian Green Movement and the Arab Spring|
|Date||14 February 2011 – 14 February 2012|
|Caused by||Alleged electoral fraud during 2009 elections, violation of human rights, lack of freedom of speech, Corruption|
When did Rouhani become president?
He was elected as President of Iran on 15 June, defeating Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf and four other candidates. He took office on 3 August 2013.
Why is this woman boycotting Iran’s upcoming presidential elections?
The daughter of one of the founding figures of Iran’s clerical establishment said on Monday she intends to boycott the upcoming presidential elections, citing her lack of faith in any reforms from within the establishment.
Who is Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s daughter Faezeh?
Faezeh Rafsanjani (C), daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, attends a protest at the Ghoba mosque in northern Tehran. (Reuters)
Why is this woman jailed for 6 months in Iran?
She was jailed for six months in 2012 for “spreading anti-state propaganda.” Iran is due to hold presidential elections on June 18, and several senior Iranian officials have already expressed concern over potentially low voter turnout. The regime considers turnout critical to its legitimacy on the international stage.
Will Faezeh Hashemi vote in Iran’s presidential elections?
Faezeh Hashemi, a women’s rights advocate and a former lawmaker said during a virtual conversation on the audio-chat app Clubhouse she would not vote in Iran’s presidential elections even if her own brother – Tehran city council chairman and potential presidential candidate Mohsen Hashemi-Rafsanjani – were to run.