Iranian Twitter users spoke out yesterday, on the first day of the Persian month of Aban, to commemorate 1500 slain protesters and those arrested during November 2019 protests when gasoline prices tripled overnight. Since last year, the protests have become known as “the Aban protests” in Iran.
The condition of political prisoners at Sheiban Prison in Iran is worrying, with increased numbers of them contracting coronavirus, having little access to even poor quality food and the number of inmates increasing despite the pandemic.
A young Iranian woman who rode a bicycle without wearing a hijab has spurred angry protests by hard-liners in Najafabad, a conservative city in Iran’s central province of Isfahan.
Five Bahai women in Mashhad, northeastern Iran, were sentenced to a total of five years of prison by the Revolutionary Court.
The Iranian people held nine protests over economic concerns, with many demanding unpaid wages, on Monday and Sunday. Let’s look at a quick breakdown.
Iranian judiciary authorities are prosecuting human rights defenders for reporting abuse in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. Since September 2020, the authorities have brought charges against two imprisoned activists who had published letters alleging mistreatment.
A 13-year-old girl committed suicide in Tala Tappeh village, in Urmia, northwestern Iran, due to poverty and not having a smartphone to participate in online classes.
The high price and shortage of bread, the main sustenance for the majority of Iranians, is clear evidence of the economic bankruptcy of the mullah regime, which has institutionalized rampant corruption and theft, plundering the nation’s people.
With the increase of the public degradation of “thugs” on the streets of Iran, in what authorities are calling “maneuvers of power”, the regime has spread its repressive plans to other cities and provinces.
Iranian regime’s officials have been warning one another for years about the potential for a new revolution in the country. They may not express it in quite those terms, but their anxiety about an expanding Resistance movement has been clear at least since January 2018, when Iran was rocked by the most significant anti-regime uprising since 2009.
On Monday, Tehran announced the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities since the virus outbreak in Iran. As the coronavirus death toll rises, state media acknowledge how the regime’s inaction and mismanagement have worsened the crisis.