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Overnight protests rock Tehran, other Iranian cities, videos show

People take part in a protest in Zahedan, Iran in this screen grab taken from a social media video released February 17, 2023 and obtained by Reuters

Reuters Protests rocked Iran again overnight Thursday after seeming to have dwindled in recent weeks, with marchers calling for the overthrow of the Islamic Republic, online video posts purportedly showed on Friday. The marches in numerous cities including Tehran that began on Thursday evening and went on into the night marked 40 days since the […]

Iran carries out second execution linked to wave of popular protests

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Dubai, United Arab EmiratesReuters The Islamic Republic on Monday hanged a man in public who state media said had been convicted of killing two members of the security forces, the second execution in less than a week of people involved in protests against Iran’s ruling theocracy.  Nationwide unrest erupted three months ago after the death […]

Crackdown on Christians in Iran continues with reports of beatings

World Watch Monitor At least seven Iranian Christian converts have been arrested in Iran in the last two weeks, including two sisters who allegedly have been beaten. Shima Zanganeh, 27, and her sister, Shokoufeh, 30, were arrested by Intelligence Service officials in their homes in Ahvaz, capital of Iran’s western Khuzestan province, on 2nd December, reports Mohabat […]

Two Iranian converts arrested; taken to unknown locations

World Watch Monitor Two Iranian Christian converts have been taken by Iran’s security agents from the houses they were staying in Karaj and Mashhad on 16th November, reports Middle East Concern. Behnam Ersali and Davood Rasooli had agreed to meet in Mashhad on Friday when they were both arrested. It is believed Iranian intelligence knew of […]