Students, activists, artists, and political prisoners rallied behind Rouhani just before the 13 June vote to bring him a 51% victory, hoping to bring about change and some breathing room in Iran again. Ahmadinejad’s presidency was characterized by the creation of a suffocated cultural and civic sphere where paranoia and repression ran high…
However, it wasn’t just activists that rallied behind Rouhani’s election, but members of Iran’s most elite political and military institutions.
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Tuesday 24 September 2013