The protesters have been strongly supported by Iran’s actors, musicians and athletes who have been among those arrested, imprisoned and tortured.
The hijab, which was forced on all Iranian women after the 1979 revolution, is a tool of oppression.
This is not so much an alliance as a coalition of the isolated.
Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner of Iran’s June 18 presidential election, which critics called rigged after his top opponents were disqualified.
Ahead of June 18 presidential elections, a new survey found that only around a quarter of Iranians plan to vote.
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President is not the most important leadership role in Iran. The election is not completely democratic. That said, there’s a pretty competitive contest happening.