No. 18

1 May 2000

The Political Scene

In their latest indirect assault on President Mohammad Khatami, Iranian conservatives have succeeded in closing down a number of pro-reform publications, although for how long remains unclear.

Conservatives Take Aim At Reformist Press

Iranian reformists headed by President Mohammad Khatami may have swept the presidential, local and parliamentary elections (in that order) over the last two years, but they still face the opposition of conservatives...