Iran Protests

  • Several Protests in Iran Over the Weekend 

    By Jubin Katiraie

    On Monday, Yazd University students began a peaceful protest over the poor quality and hygiene of food at the university’s dormitory, which has caused many students to suffer digestive problems. After collecting their food, the students laid their food trays on the floor. 

  • U.S. House Stands with Iranians’ Desire for Freedom

    By Pooya Stone

    In H. RES. 374 of the House of Representatives on May 10, 2019, the majority of U.S. lawmakers stated their support for the Iranian people’s “desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran.”

  • US House Passed Resolution Supporting Iran Protests

    By Pooya Stone

    The US House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution, entitled “Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian authorities for their crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes”, on Tuesday.

  • Water Shortage in South Iran, Government Fears New Protests

    By Pooya Stone

    Following the protests of the oppressed and poor people of Gheyzanieh in Ahvaz to the water lack and the rise of popular anger and hatred because of the brutal repression of the people’s protests on this subject, government officials and state media confess about the suffering and the anger of the people and express their fears about the possibility of the expansion of the protests.

  • What Makes Recent Iranian Protests Different from Previous Rounds?

    By Pooya Stone

    After the Iranian government mercilessly cracked down on protesters, the main question is, did officials truly achieve a “victory” as they try to persuade the people and the world? Could they permanently defeat the protests and their motives? Or, is the Iranian government still faced with a serious threat?

  • Who Is Responsible for Iran’s protests?

    By Pooya Stone

    Around two weeks pass from the gas prices hikes in Iran which flamed nationwide protests across the country. As always, the government responded to the people's rightful grievances with an iron fist. The security forces made a total bloodbath in different cities and towns by killing more than 450 protesters and wounding thousands.

  • Why Are the European Press Ignoring the Iran Protests?

    By Jubin Katiraie

    With over 1,000 Iranian protesters reported dead at the hands of the state’s security apparatus in less than two weeks, another 4,000 wounded, and over 12,000 arrested and facing the death penalty, why is the nationwide uprising that has spread to 187 Iranian cities getting barely any coverage in European media? 

  • Why Iranian Protesters Are Setting Banks on Fire

    By Pooya Stone

    During recent protests in Iran, protesters time and again targeted banks and financial institutes and set them ablaze. However, there is a question of why are the Iranian people torching these centers? And eventually, aren't people supposed to answer their economic grievances through these financial systems?

  • Women Suffer in Crackdown on Iran Protests

    By Jubin Katiraie

    During the nationwide Iran protests that shook the country last November, 400 female protesters were killed because they advocated for freedom and democracy. That’s almost a third of the protesters killed overall. They also make up a significant number of the 12,000 arrested and 4,000 wounded during the uprising

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