Iranian Election of ‘Hangman of Tehran’ Should Be World Wake-Up Call, Israel Says
CBN - Iran announced the results of the election for its new president over the weekend, and many believe the election of Ebrahim Raisi sends an ominous signal to Israel, the region, and the rest of the world.
As Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei boasted about how the Iranian nation fulfilled its democratic responsibilities by holding the elections, many others called it a sham.
“They didn’t even put up the facade of democracy. It was a one-man race,” said Iranian expert, Thamar Elam Gidin, from the University of Haifa.
“Anyone who could have threatened his victory was screened by the Guardian Council about a month ago so they wouldn’t get in the way. He didn’t run for president. He was run for president. He was pushed by other forces,” Gidin told CBN News.
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