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Raucous Election: Politicians on the Record

Oct. 12, 2011, 9 a.m.


The Wilson Center has published a report entitled "Raucous Election: Politicians on the Record", which details official statements of candidates and political leaders on relevant issues in preparation for the 2012 parliamentary elections in Iran. Published by the Wilson Center and compiled by Semira N. Nikou from the Center for Conflict Management at the U.S. Institute of Peace, the report provides quotes from political figures such as the Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni to local government officials. Nikou's report showcases the current dispute between Iranian reformists and the incumbent government, who have labeled the reformist movement as "seditious".

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