Security Increases as Iran’s Election Draws Near

The Media Express

As the Iran election looms closer and the economy remains the topic on the minds of the Iranian people, fear of social unrest and a potential uprising are clearly on the mind of the leaders of the regime. Security has increased, particularly on those considered supporters of the PMOI/MEK and those who are labeled as “enemies” or the opposition.

It is important to remember that this election is not truly a free election that allows the people to choose a president from among various political ideologies. All the current candidates are part of the ruling class of the regime, and they espouse the ideals of the regime Velayat e Faqih. Although there are factions, the ultimate goal is to maintain the strength of the regime by keeping Khamenei’s power base in tact. Various officials have been interviewed in recent weeks, and it is clear that security and oppression are top…

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