What determines political developments in a closed country does not necessarily happen in front of the cameras with tanks rolling over protesters. The most important struggle is a long term fight to be heard and the psychological warfare between the persecuted and the persecutors.
Executive director, Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation
Roya Boroumand is the executive director at the Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation. Ms. Boroumand has a PhD in the history of international relations from France and is a specialist in Iran's post-Second World War history. She is a former consultant with the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch and has worked on women rights and family law in North Africa.