Where is Iran's Opposition Movement Now?

Where is Iran's Opposition Movement Now?

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Editor's Note: June 12 marks the first anniversary of the elections in Iran which triggered massive protests after allegations of vote rigging.  A year from those elections, what is the status of the opposition movement in Iran, especially among women?  Women were at the forefront of the opposition movement, and the death of one young woman, Neda, became the iconic symbol of those protests.  Mahnaz Afkahmi is founder and president of Women's Learning Partnership, executive director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies, and chairwoman of the International Museum of Women's Global Council.  Exiled from Iran under threat of death during the Iranian Revolution, she has worked internationally as a leading advocate for women's rights for more than three decades.


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