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INU - Going into the second week of demonstrations in Iran, protesters have focused their anger towards President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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INU - The Secretary General of the Lebanese political and paramilitary party Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah blamed the US and Saudi Arabia for the ongoing protests in Iran this week. However, neither Saudi Arabia nor the US had anything to do with them, although it is hoped the the rest of the world will act to rescue protestors, and support them, if the regime continues to threaten the region’s countries by sponsoring terrorism and firing missiles.

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INU - In Iran, the anti-regime protest began its second week, with a reported 45 people killed, and hundreds more arrested. As the regime continues to respond with force to silence the demonstrators, more people will become disaffected with the regime.

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INU - What differs in Iran today, compared to 2009, is that Khamenei placed his weight behind Ahmadinejad and directed a massive crackdown quelling the protesters’ demands. In 2018, the Iranian regime understands very well how opening fire on protesters will fuel the protests’ flames. In fact, posts on social media seem to indicate low morale among the security forces, who are unwilling to open fire upon protesters even if ordered to do so.

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INU - On January 5, 2018, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran issued and important statement regarding the today’s UN Security Council session on the current uprising against the Iranian regime, the following is the full text of the statement:

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INU - Protests in dozens of cities across Iran have continued since Friday, December 29, 2017. The protests started spontaneously in the holy city of Mashhad. It is generally agreed that unemployment, especially among the youth, played a major role in fueling the protests.

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