How the West Betrayed Iran's Women
The death of a young Iranian woman who was detained by the country's moral police for not being dressed according to the strict religious code, has sparked off widespread protests. But why are Iran's women second-class citizens when it comes to their civil rights. The answer lies in the systematic destruction of left, liberal and democratic forces by the Shah's regime, aided by the CIA, MI5 and Western governments, who uprooted the democratically elected government of Mossadegh in their greed for oil.
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