The Butcher of Tehran: Meet Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s President-Elect

On June 18, Iran held presidential elections, and hardliner Ebrahim Raisi was elected president. Far from being democratic and transparent, the election has been widely regarded as rigged with US State Department spokesman Ned Price saying the United States’ official position of Iran’s election was that it was neither free, nor fair. Meanwhile, rights groups […]

LISTEN: The Shadow War Between Israel and Iran (The Honest Report Podcast)

You probably didn’t hear this update in the news yet, but it’s absolutely true: Israel and Iran are at war. Now, before you go to Google and start feverishly checking for a headline about Israeli warplanes over the skies of Tehran, let me be more specific. Israel and Iran are in a state of war, […]

HRC In National Post: “Iranian Nuclear Deal Was Never Going to Work”

Today, the National Post prominently featured an HonestReporting Canada op-ed that exposed the fundamental flaws of the JCPOA, also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, an agreement which didn’t block Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, it only delayed it and accelerated its atomic ambitions. Read our full op-ed on the Post’s website or immediately below. […]

Dear Twitter: Ban Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei

Banning President Trump, but turning a wilful blind eye to Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei and to serial human rights abusers, despots and terror-enablers worldwide reeks of hypocrisy and of selective political bias. This is not about free speech and censorship, it’s about equal standards and making sure that online hate doesn’t turn into real-world violence. Read […]