It has been said that history never repeats itself but it does often rhyme. The year 2023 may provide a significant example of that phenomenon, with events in the Islamic Republic of Iran running parallel to those ...
Four months into Iran’s uprising, protesters are still in the streets. Authorities are still answering with violence and intimidation.
The Iranian parliament is planning to introduce new articles to the Islamic Penal Code which would criminalise "expressing opinions on social networks". If approved, this will further limit freedom of speech in the Islamic Republic.
An Iranian couple have been jailed for more than 10 years each after a video of them dancing romantically near a Tehran monument was posted on social media, according to the activist news agency HRANA.
The commander of Iranian special police units has denied “deliberate” shooting at sensitive parts of the protestors' bodies such as their eyes and heads.
The police chief in Mahshahr, a city in Iran’s oil-rich Khuzestan province, says a new restaurant has been shut down because "a woman was singing at the opening ceremony".
Sunni clerics criticizing the Islamic Republic's heavy-handed response to protests were the latest to be placed in the crosshairs of the Iranian authorities, who are scrambling to crush the months-long unrest.
On 27 October 2022, K2 Integrity and the Atlantic Council hosted a webinar on the current state of the demonstrations in Iran and the imposed sanctions' impact on the Iranian regime
A strong earthquake rocked the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy on January 28, killing at least three people, injuring more than 1,000 and forcing hundreds to seek shelter from freezing winter conditions.
Iran’s impoverished province of Baluchistan has been disproportionately hit by protests since September. It has paid an exorbitant price in terms of deaths, casualties, and arrests in the crackdown against the
An Iranian court has sentenced two bloggers to ten and a half years in prison each for dancing in the streets in support of the nationwide protests which have swept the country since September. The couple – ...