By Pooya Stone
Iranians held 219 recorded protests across 74 cities and 24 provinces in June, according to the Iranian Resistance, which works out at an average of seven or eight per day. Let’s look at them in more detail.
By Jubin Katiraie
Thirty people, including several university students, have been arrested during the vigils and protests in Iran over the shooting down of a Ukrainian plane last week that killed all 176 people on board, according to the judiciary representative Gholamhossein Esmaili.
Amnesty International reported on Wednesday that Iranian security forces have used sexual violence against women who took part in peaceful protests after the authorities admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian airliner.
Another one of the men arrested during Iran’s nationwide anti-establishment protests in November was tortured to death, according to a Kurdish human rights group on Monday.
More information was revealed on Tuesday about the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 when Iranian authorities confirmed the specific type of missiles that struck the flight.
These days, the volatile situation of Iran’s society and the people’s hatred against the government and different factions are subjects of discussion and investigation for Iranian media outlets.
By Jubin Katiraie
Prisoners at Urmia Prison in Iran set fire to their blankets and the “secure section” of the facility on Tuesday as part of their protest over fears of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Following the November 2019 nationwide protests and the Iranian regime’s bloody crackdown on hundreds of thousands of citizens who merely complained about gasoline price hikes, the gap between the society and the ruling system became visible more than ever before.
The Iranian Supreme Court in Isfahan has upheld the death sentences of five protesters arrested during the December 2017-January 2018 uprising, with some sources saying they received two death sentences; one for “waging war against God” and one for taking arms against the government.
As more news comes out about the crackdown on the Iranian uprising, we’re hearing of horrific crimes against humanity being committed, including deaths under torture.
After several days, the Iranian government was compelled to admit that the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) anti-aircraft system shot down a Ukrainian passenger airliner that crashed north of Tehran on Wednesday.
Four separate workers’ protests were held on Monday in Iran, even amid the coronavirus crisis, which shows how desperate these people must be and the stupidity of sending people back to work during a pandemic.
Members of the Iranian diaspora in Switzerland staged a protest in front of the UN European Headquarters in Geneva on Friday, February 7.
Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Company workers continued their strike for the 21st consecutive day on Sunday, demanding the payment in full of their lost wages, as well as answers from company officials over other issues raised, as they chanted “No to living in shame!” and “A hungry kid won’t listen to mere pledges!”.
Iran’s officials and media have analyzed in the past days the critical economic situation and the super-inflation that the government is facing.
Despite Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani's misconduct and concealment, the Coronavirus's death toll in Iran is rising sharply.
The Iranian Judiciary has finally admitted – 26 days after the fact - to arresting two elite students from the Sharif University of Technology on April 10.
The heads of the commissions of the Iranian parliament have written a letter to the mullahs’ president Hassan Rouhani about the dire living conditions of the people, but don’t think that these politicians are feeling any sympathy for the poor, the unemployed, the hungry, or the child laborers.
An Iranian prosecutor announced on Saturday that prison, exile, and death sentences had been issued for some of the protesters arrested during the November 2019 uprising.
Another uprising in Iran will happen if the government refuses to solve the workers’ crisis, according to an Iranian economist.
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