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Don't just blame America
How the left should campaign against the war
February 8, 2007

How to make a martyr out of a monster
Iraq: A lesson in abject political failure
January 5, 2007

Voices from Iran
Restriction on the freedom of expression is widespread in the Islamic Republic of Iran and covers all forms of communication
October 2, 2006

A palace coup in the making
A rift has opened deep in the power structure of the Islamic Republic
June 16, 2006

Talking with the object of hate
There are strong reasons to believe that the change of heart on both Iran and the U.S. is tactical rather than strategic
June 2, 2006

Mahmoud on a mission
Ahmadinejad’s grand gestures of defiance and brinkmanship
May 12, 2006

Don't aim at people
The international community is set to punish whom – the Iranian regime or Iranian people?
Aptil 28, 2006

The spectre of a divided Iran
It is upon the Americans to refute allegations and dispel any suspicions that they intend to cut up Iran
Aptil 21, 2006

When is the next “good news” due?
Mr. Ahmadinejad is keen to follow other devotees of Imam Mahdi, he needs to prepare the best possible weapons for him too
Aptil 6, 2006

Who to talk to
How should the US reach out to the Iranian people?
Aptil 6, 2006

Saddam+Taliban+Apartheid=Islamic Republic
This is why Iranians are calling for change -- a structural change in the regime
June 10, 2005

Tahrim-e entekhaabaat kaafee neest
Boycotting presidential elections not enough
March 30, 2005

The Christian Revolution
Americans have opted for a revolution based on faith, as Iranians did in 1979, and may live to regret it, as Iranians have
November 6, 2004

From containment to empowerment
Let the democratic movement of the Iranian people to develop from inside
May 19, 2003

Party's over
Islamic Republic - the great 'national-socialist' experiment in the Middle East
July 18, 2001

June 22, 2001

Baaraan va maah
June 8, 2001

Deaf & blind
Muzzling the press -- the eyes and ears of the people
May 5, 2000

Letter to the president
On the death penalty
September 17, 1999

Eliminate violence
... in all its forms, including the death penalty
September 14, 1999

False accusations
Reply to extremists
September 14, 1999

Ayaa khoshoonate dolati aazaad ast?
Commentary on the death penalty in Neshat newspaper
August 24, 1999

160 degrees
A reversal of sorts in attitudes towards human rights
March 11, 1999

Toward national reconciliation
A model for a peaceful transition to democracy
April 29, 1998

No cure
Public display of collective sadism and cruel justice.
August 1997

No ifs or buts
Human rights can not be but universal,
June 1997

The unholy calendar
I've got a problem with the calendar
February 1997


Hossein Bagher Zadeh is a human rights activist and commentator on Iranian political and human rights issues. He is a spokesperson for Manshoor 81 (Charter 2003). His weekly column on Iranian affairs (in Persian) appears in Iran Emrooz and Iranian publications. He lives in England.

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