Thousands of people defy riot police in Saqqez to mark 40 days since Mahsa Amini’s death.
A conversation with Behnam Amini on the uprising in Iran, its historical roots, and its possible horizons. “The uprising underway in Iran is revolutionary in form and intent. It extends throughout the country, cuts across social differences, and explicitly calls for an overthrow of the state, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). Now entering its fifth week, it has persisted in the face of extraordinary state violence. Given the implications of this uprising for Iranian society, the region, and the international struggle for liberation, it warrants solidarity and a close examination. This interview with the Toronto-based Iranian-Canadian activist and scholar Behnam Amini offers both.”
After a month of revolt in Iran, the mobilization does not weaken despite the repression of the police forces. The women who remove their veils and cut their hair have inspired a large-scale movement. From Tehran, a doctor and her husband filmed themselves with their phones to bring footage that reflects the true reality of […]
Today marks one month since the beginning of the Iran uprising, which is quickly becoming a revolution. The resistance now threatening to topple one of the world’s strictest regimes, and Gen Z is leading the charge.
US State Secretary Antony Blinken has met with civil society activists on women’s rights and human rights in Iran, vowing support for Iranians who are demanding fundamental freedoms.