Khamenei Says Voting Is Religious Duty as Boycott Movement Spreads

Regime leaders are responding to the nationwide call for a boycott of Friday’s Majlis (parliamentary) elections with commands, pleas, and attempts to rig the vote as a crucial test of the regime’s legitimacy looms near. Commands and Pleas Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei stopped just short of ordering Iranian citizens to vote this week, claiming that … Continue reading Khamenei Says Voting Is Religious Duty as Boycott Movement Spreads