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INU - On February 3rd, the Iranian Interior Ministry issued a report to to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that examined the reasons behind the protests. This report indicated that “people’s trust in the regime has been diminished, institutions have lost its effectiveness, while the political and electoral promises, without considering the country’s capabilities have created expectations among people that cannot be met.”

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INU - On December 28th something surprising happened in Iran. A protest began over skyrocketing prices and, especially, unemployment. It quickly spread from the holy city of Mashhad to cities and towns across the country.

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Just two weeks after the mass protests that rocked 130 cities across Iran ended, sources say, the rallies are back for round two but thousands of protesters remain illegally detained. The protests commenced on January 29 in Gorgan, the capital of Iran’s Golestan province. Thousands of protesters were videoed chanting, “Death to dictator” while they marched through the downtown streets. The protests have since spread to several cities, including Kerman, Shiraz, Arak, Isfahan, and Rasht.

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INU -By using such means as repression, persecution, and intimidation the regime in Tehran secures its grip on power, while it portrays many in its leadership as “moderate”.

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INU - Ushering in the New Year of 2018 was a wave of urban uprisings in more than 140 cities and towns in Iran.

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INU - Violations of the fundamental Islam adhered to by the Iranian regime drives the ban on females from performing, working, or participating in their dreams. Women are routinely blocked from pursuing their passions, be it in sports, science, music, or other cultural forums.

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