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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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INU - Chants of “Death to Khamenei!”, and “Death to Rouhani!”, as well as “We will die to get our Iran back!”, echoed across Iran during the recent protests.

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INU - Last week, the CHRI reported that a majority of Iranian legislators had signed a letter urging the government to ban all foreign social media platforms. This development threatens to reverse Tehran’s earlier decision to not make permanent its ban on the Telegram instant messaging app, following the mass protests that began in Mashhad on December 28 before spreading to upwards of 100 Iranian cities.

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