Iran’s Secret committee sent a list of 141 to the economy ministry, including celebrities, raising more worries over freedoms.
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Recent changes at Twitter have enabled authoritarian governments in Russia, China, and Iran to amplify propaganda and disinformation.
Although political unrest in Iran has subsided, millions of Iranians’ are still facing hardship and the situation appears to be getting worse.
In a country where the Persian language prioritizes the female in its sentences women are finally demanding their rights be prioritized.
Protesters marched across the streets in Sistan and Baluchestan January 13, as Iran’s Shia clerical rulers have intensified repression.
Alavi was reporting on victims of most recent protests… The countrywide protests erupted in autumn after Jina dead in police custody.
The persecution of athletes for peacefully supporting anti-state protests should be publicly condemned by sports federations worldwide.
The satirical weekly is publishing a special issue on Wednesday, January 4, mocking Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in support of the protests…
The award-winning author was accused of placing Iranian national security at risk, although there is no evidence to back up this claim.
The Iranian State media has denied claims that the “morality police” were shut down as a result of the killing of Mahsa Amini.