A significant shift in the situation of human rights in Iran requires a change in the balance of power between the government and people who are seeking change.
As Hassan Rouhani started the 7th year of his presidency in August, he has proven to be the most obedient and least trouble-making Iranian President for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Iran's decision to seize a British oil tanker might have given its rulers a short-term propaganda victory, but it may end up costing the country dearly in the long-term.
Can Iran afford to pull out of the nuclear deal and re-start nuclear activities? Will this bring the U.S. and Europe together?
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is under pressure by conflicting demands of the people and hardliners including those on top of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
The indiscriminate arrests of university students during recent protests in Iran was a tactic to prevent a broadening of the unrest.