Scores of reformist candidates have been barred from parliamentary elections.
Behnam Ben Taleblu – Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Sussan Tahmasebi, – Iranian-American civil society and women’s rights activist
Siavush Randjbar-Daemi – Lecturer at the University of St Andrews
Farnaz Fassihi – award-winning Iranian-American journalist
Wendy Sherman – Former US Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs