In the age of Trump and a rising tide of intolerance globally, a universalist outlook that critiques all forms of repression is an important theoretical perspective to adopt.
Author profile: Alison Assiter
Ayatollah Montazeri’s critique of executions in the 1980’s is an admittance of crimes against humanity. Recognising them as such could raise awareness of other crimes.
Whatever one’s attitude towards the politics of The People’s Mojahedin of Iran, it is beyond doubt that they have worked tirelessly for over forty years for democracy in Iran.