NCRI - Social and labor activists boycotted the election show in a statement in the northern part of Khuzestan province (South-West of Iran). Part of this statement is as follows: "The twelfth presidential election will be held at the mullahs' regime in Iran while people never did have a free election. The statement is saying: The Iranian election is no more than a show. Active participate and promoting it to have a hot elections is only legitimizing the regime of an illegitimate Khamenei.
NCRI - You did step in a path that does nothing but damage to the establishment and yourself. In a letter on Wednesday, May 10th Ahmad Tavakoli, a former member of Iran's parliament from Khamenei’s faction warned Hassan Rouhani, and stated: I sincerely warned Mr. Rouhani that since you’re simultaneously an incumbent president and a presidential nominee, if you care about this system, it is not in the national interest to say some words.
NCRI - Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei revealed his concerns over the upcoming presidential election and the possibility of “insecurity and sedition.”
“National security and the country’s tranquility is important, and the honorable candidates must be careful not to instigate geographical, lingual and ethnic divisions and not play in the hands of the enemy. If anyone seeks to take measures against the country’s security, they will most definitely receive a slap in the face,” he said at a gathering of Revolutionary Guards graduates in Tehran on Wednesday.
Infighting among the factions of the Iranian regime in the run-up to the mullahs’ sham elections is worrying the regime’s officials, according to an op-ed in the American Thinker on Wednesday.
Mohammad Amin, an economic and political expert on Iran, wrote:
The second televised presidential debate in Iran by the six candidates received a warning before it began.
NCIR - “Ali Larijani has put the rest of his honor on sale”, says Alireza Zakani, former regime’s MP from Khamenei’s band, in reaction to parliament speaker’s support of Hassan Rouhani’s candidacy.
Mohammad Dehghan, campaign manager of Revolutionary Guardsman ‘Ghalibaf’, called on Rouhani to break his silence regarding his brother’s financial corruption.
Karaneh, a website set up by Bagher Ghalibaf for gaining more votes, was blocked by the rival band.
Iran: Why Officials Warn Each Other Over Regime's Election
Iranian authorities are constantly warning about the extreme sensitivity of the current political situation, using any forum to do so, including Friday Prayers.
In particular, they are asking presidential candidates not to question each other’s credibility.
The constant warnings issued by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and other senior mullahs to candidates and media are indicative of a very special sensitivity in this election.
NCRI - On the verge of the Iranian regime’s sham election, the clash between rival bands is escalating, while both Mullah Rouhani the incumbent president and Mullah Raisi the Main rival are very well notorious for their criminal records and both are trying to preserve the ruling religious fascism intact. Through their attacks and counter attacks in so called election campaigns, more and more revealing facts regarding their suppressive records are surfacing.
NCRI - Mullah Ebrahim Raisi, a presidential candidate who is the trustee of the “Astan Qods Razavi” (the super wealthy administrative organization which manages the Imam Reza shrine and various institutions belonging to it), in response to Hassan Rouhani said that Astan Qods Razavi Since the establishment of the regime according to Khomeini's decree do not pay taxes and current supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, has extended that command until today.
NCRI – As part of the Iranian regime’s factional feuding, the regime’s President Hassan Rouhani in Hamedan, western Iran, targeted members of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s faction and his candidates for the presidency.
“Those who only knew about executions and prisons during the past 38 years, the people don’t want you,” he said in reference to Ebrahim Raisi, head of the Astan Quds Razavi, a so-called charity foundation and thought to be Khamenei’s preferred candidate.