World Jan 05

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Repression is not the answer, say protesters in Iran

After Friday prayers in Iran, pro-government demonstrators again took to the streets, following more than a week of anti-government protests and a show of force by government security details. Hari Sreenivasan explains what is fueling resentment toward the regime.

World Jan 03

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In Iran, tight budget sparks nationwide protests

Thousands protested in Iran this week after the release of a budget that showed the government was cutting subsidies for fuel and schools while directing billions of dollars to the Revolutionary Guards and religious foundations. William Brangham speaks with Thomas…

World Jan 03

People protest high cost of living in Tehran, Iran, on Dec. 30, 2017. Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Key moments from the protests rocking Iran

Iran is seeing some of its largest protests since the Green Movement that demanded the removal of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009. We trace the events surrounding the most recent demonstrations.

The show of force by tens of thousands of Iranians on the streets of Tehran Monday and early Tuesday has demonstrated that the opposition movement is still alive, despite the government's violent efforts to suppress it over the last two…

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