The number of arrests stands officially at 450, but activists estimate thousands have actually been detained by the security forces. Furthermore, there are reports that the Iranian Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, as part of the Iranian government crackdown on the demonstrators, were found to be asking viewers to surrender the identities of those demonstrators.
It is not wholly clear if the massive nationwide anti-regime protests, starting December 28 past year, which rocked Iran very hard indeed for under a week, officially taking a toll of 22 lives, have exhausted themselves.
A delegation of the Turkish parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee will visit Iranian capital Tehran soon, according to the committee head Tuesday. Gathering consistent and verifiable information remains hard, but a picture of the discontent is taking shape.
Tehran:Iran's foreign minister warned neighbouring countries over fomenting insecurity in Iran in a reference to anti-government protests that have roiled the country over the past two weeks.
Numerous activists appeared to be young, disenfranchised working-class Iranians, giving the uprising a wholly different tenor to the Green Movement of 2009, which saw millions take to the streets and was driven by the middle classes. At this time, the protesters may offer more questions than answers.
In a rally in Bushehr in late December, Ahmadinejad had said: "Iran is suffering from mismanagement and the Rouhani government (Hassan Rouhani) believes that they own the land and that the people are an ignorant society". Instead, they made it clear they were protesting against the government itself.
The U.S.is the only country involved in the deal that is considering withdrawal. Our beef, if we have one, is not with the Iranian people. "The world should applaud their courage".
Tehran and Washington have engaged in a fiery exchange of words over us use of social media to encourage Iranians to protest.
These sanctions target key entities involved in Iran's ballistic missile program, which the Iranian regime prioritizes over the economic well-being of the Iranian people.
Half of Iran's 80 million population use Telegram.
Nader said Iranians are well aware of where these funds are going.
Kahrizak was a notorious prison in south Tehran where at least three protesters were tortured to death during mass demonstrations in 2009. "Nothing will stop Americans for standing in solidarity with them".
During the past week, we have seen worldwide demonstrations in support of the Iranian people throughout major cities including Dallas.
"If the Trump administration rescinds that ban, I think that will buy goodwill", he said. The party has endorsed "the legitimate demands of the masses for abolishing the existing suppressive regime and ending the economic deprivation, oppression, injustice, and plundering of the natural and human resources of the nation".
"I don't want to suggest we're across the finish line on anything yet", Tillerson cautioned.