Top News: "Iran's Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Son Mehdi Hashemi Begins 10-Year Jail Term" - http://www.politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mehdi-Hashemi-In-The-News-Headline-Now-1200x702.jpg - Mehdi Hashemi insists his conviction was politically motivated and has demanded that recordings of his trial be released. Read more. on Politicoscope - http://www.politicoscope.com/irans-former-president-akbar-hashemi-rafsanjani-son-mehdi-hashemi-begins-10-year-j
A journalist and daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Faezeh Hashemi has long been fighting for gender equality in her country. In 1998 she founded Zan, a newspaper advocating women's political rights. It was banned a year later, after it leaked a list of activists marked for death by the Iranian government.
In the Iranian presidential election, electors overwhelming elect Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as President of Iran and endorse changes to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran increasing the powers of the president.
Iran's former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (C), Iranian former vice president Mohammad Reza Aref (centre, L) and a group of reformists pose for a photo in Tehran February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammad Kazempour/TIMA