Protesters marched across the streets in Sistan and Baluchestan January 13, as Iran’s Shia clerical rulers have intensified repression.
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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.
More than three months into anti-state protests across Iran that state security forces have been unable to crush despite the use of lethal force.
Iranian security forces have arrested popular football player Voria Ghafouri on charges of “tarnishing the reputation of the national team”.
It’s often forgotten that Iran’s Green protest movement of 2009 was the precursor to the so-called “Arab Spring,” one observer notes.
The U.S. investigators are hired under false pretenses by authoritarian governments to do their “dirty work,” the F.B.I. says.