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By INU Staff

INU -Widespread, civilian protests have engulfed Iran in a manner not seen since the 2009 Green Protests- although those protests were centred in Tehran and had many fewer demonstrators- and showcase that the base issues that the Iranian people have with the reigning mullahs are not going away anytime soon.

By INU Staff

INU -After beginning with a focus on economic issues last Thursday, the nationwide protests in the Islamic Republic of Iran quickly became outlets for a number of familiar activist causes. As well as simply calling for the resignation of the regime’s leadership and the end of the system of absolute clerical rule, many activists have used these demonstrations to reiterate their condemnation of some of the restrictions that that system had imposed upon them.

By INU Staff

INU - Monday marked the fifth day of the protests that had spread across much of Iran after the first incidents were reported in the nation’s second city of Mashhad on Thursday. As the geographic scope of the demonstrations has spread, so too have the demands being voiced by participants. The initial protest was reportedly sparked by poor economic indicators and the sharp rise in the price of certain commodities, but since then slogans have been heard in as many as 50 cities calling for large-scale reforms or even calling for “death to the dictator”, in reference to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

By INU Staff

INU - December 28, 2017.Thousands of people in Mashhad (capital of the Northeastern Khorasan Razavi province) gathered at the Shohada square in front of the municipality's building today, to protest the daily increasing and unrestrained price of basic goods and necessities. The number of demonstrators increased every minute during the march.

by Poorang Novak

According to a statement which was issued by the secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran on Sunday, The clerical regime this year had an insane reaction to the 7th of Aban (October 29) gathering and the commemoration ceremony of the birthday of Cyrus the Great. All the repressive organs, especially the Revolutionary Guards, did resort to every repressive tricks to terrorize the society and prevent the formation of a large popular gathering in Pasargadae.

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Hundreds of porters are hurt or murdered by the Iranian regime every year. Most of these are in the Kurdistan, West Azerbaijan and Kermanshah provinces in Western Iran. The death toll has increased dramatically in recent months.

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