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By INU Staff

INU -At the end of December, protests broke out across Iran. The people took to the street to voice their discontent with the way the Iranian regime is dealing with the economic crisis that is resulting in huge problems for the people who are struggling to even afford the most basic of necessities.

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INU -There have been numerous reports circulating this week regarding the abuse and torture of protesters and prisoners in Iran. The Iranian regime’s main opposition, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), has said that there have been at least 50 protesters that have died during the recent wave of protests. It also reports that there have been at least 8,000 protesters arrested.

By INU Staff

INU - The recent protests in the Islamic Republic of Iran, which broke out on December 28 and may still be winding down to this day, have generated a wealth of public responses not only among the Iranian citizenry and the Iranian regime, but also among observers in the United States and throughout the world.

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INU - Expressing their culture through the arts has been severely limited for the Iranian people by the regime, who has cracked down on anything it deems immoral or against strict fundamentalist principles. This includes acting, painting, writing, songs, and dance.
Concerts and other events have been cancelled, denying Iranians the right to gather and celebrate art. The artistic community has been forced underground. However, the regime actively tracks down these underground events. Constant monitoring of social media and cyberspace is one of the key ways they do this.

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INU - Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei warned against altercations among officials through media platforms and social movements during electoral campaigns. The war he spoke of isn’t restricted to authorities and social media. The media has become a battlefield between official and unofficial media. While Iranian channels report news from Iranian officials, Persian channels outside Iran show a totally different coverage.

By INU Staff

INU -In a statement The Teachers Trade Unions Coordination Council (TTUC) posted a statement on the social-media app Telegram on January 12. They blamed the country's recent outbreak of protests on inflation, poverty, unemployment, and "mismanagement by state officials.” They said that Iranians were protesting "poor economic conditions, systematic discrimination and corruption, as well as poverty and social injustice.”

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