Iran: Hardliners try to block women elected to parliament

Iran: Hardliners try to block women elected to parliament

Minoo Khaleghi easily won a seat in the Iranian Parliament in February, part of a wave of independents and reformists who now have the numbers to wrest authority from the hard-liners. On Wednesday, May 11, however, a powerful state committee demonstrated that the conservative forces would not relinquish power without a fight.

Read the full New York Times article.

For in-depth information read the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran article.

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