3 articles tagged "Mousavi"
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Mir-Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karroubi jailed
Top two Iranian opposition leaders secretly jailed. West fails to act
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 28, 2011

The White House strongly condemned Iran's "intimidation campaign and blatant violation of its citizens' universal rights," Sunday night, Feb. 28 after a human-rights group said two opposition figures had been taken to an unknown location. They were too late: debkafile's sources reveal that the two prominent opposition leaders, Mir-Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karroubi, were secretly hauled out of their homes in sacks Thursday, Feb. 24 and taken to the infamous Parchin prison in Tehran. Their wives have also disappeared.

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Irans' opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi
Iran's opposition leader Mousavi ready to die
DEBKAfile Special Report January 1, 2010

Forty-eight hours after he went missing, opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi issued a pledge over the Internet of this willingness to sacrifice his life in defense of the people's rights. Iran was in serious crisis, he said and condemned the authorities' bloody crackdown against protesters. A day earlier, tanks, armored cars and Revolutionary Guards special units took up positions in central Tehran. Neither Mousavi nor Medhi Karroubi have been seen since they went missing.

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Ashura rioters in Tehran
Iran reels toward popular counter-revolution
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 28, 2009

debkafile's Iranian sources reveal that Mir Hossein Mousavi's nephew, Ali Habib, was not shot dead during a Tehran demonstration Sunday, Dec. 27, as reported, but waylaid and gunned down as he left his home. Fresh riots followed the disappearance of the body Monday. The episode became even more ominous when Iran's security services chief Gen. Radan accused Mousavi of the murder to incite further violence. The opposition fears that the murder of Mousavi's nephew augurs physical liquidations of its leaders.
Monday, Dec. 28, the authorities prevented the young man's body from leaving the hospital for fear of a mass funeral that would get out of control.
The current upsurge of violence across Iran is the most dangerous yet because for the first time demonstrators are turning round to attack security forces, the Revolutionary Guardsmen and Basijj paramilitaries.
debkafile's Iranian sources report that to fend off the furious masses, whose numbers are swelling into tens of thousands and more, security forces are firing live bullets and tear gas in the crowds.
As for the US and the Europeans, they are seeing proof of the fallaciousness of their policy to refrain from applying undue foreign pressure on Tehran for fear of rallying the Iranian people around the regime.
 

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