Iranian Parliament Impeaches Ahmadinejad Ally Global Integrity November 4, 2008 No Comments The Washington Post reports on a rebuke to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by the Iranian Parliament, as they impeach a minister for inflating his resume. An Ahmadinejad aide was fired after unsuccessfully attempting to bribe MPs not to impeach. Washington Post: Iran’s parliament voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impeach a cabinet minister who has been a close ally of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a political setback that reflects growing opposition among lawmakers to the president’s policies. Ahmadinejad now faces heavy criticism for his backing of former interior minister Ali Kordan, who was impeached for having falsely claimed to hold an honorary law degree from Oxford University. An aide to Ahmadinejad was fired Sunday for trying to bribe several lawmakers to withdraw their support for the impeachment procedure. Iranian Parliament Impeaches Ahmadinejad Ally — Jonathan Werve Global Integrity Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name * Email * Website Related blog posts Global Integrity, May 14, 2009 Guatemala: Twitter User Arrested for “Inciting Financial Panic” Global Integrity, October 24, 2008 China Photographs All Internet Cafe Customers Global Integrity, June 11, 2012 Mexico: Ghost Records of Surveillance Flights – This Is Transparency?