Iran regime forces confront teachers’ protest with tear gas and arrests

By Lisa Daftari

A gathering of Iran’s teachers in Isfahan Thursday was met with harsh contact with regime forces who threatened the protestors and sprayed tear gas, forcing them to disperse, according to multiple accounts. The protest was held outside the Department of Education building where current and retired teachers, mostly female, gathered. The teachers chanted, “We shout.…

Evolution of the Hijab Movement: Iran’s Next Revolution?

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More than two months after economic pressures ignited mass protests against Iran’s government, the last hope of a grassroots movement against the regime remains with a spark lit by Iran’s women and their courage to remove mandatory hijab, the Islamic head covering. Over 35 women have been detained in just capital-city Tehran since December 2017…

Sorry Syria: Iranians apologize for country's involvement in Syria

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Iranian activists have launched a new online campaign to protest Tehran’s involvement in the Syrian civil war and to condemn their country’s support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. Launched with a Facebook campaign called “Sorry Syria,” the group highlights the explosion of the Syrian migrant crisis and humanitarian conflict in recent months as “a small…

Iran regime music video blasts US over nuclear talks

By Lisa Daftari

A new hit song in Iran probably won’t find its way onto John Kerry’s iPod. “Hotel Coburg” and the accompanying video savages President Obama and the U.S., calling Americans “wolves” and warning Iranians to be skeptical of the ongoing talks between Tehran and six world powers over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. As Secretary of…