Iran Arrests 200 Linked To Protests Against Water Shortage In Khorramshahr
Roughly 200 people were arrested during recent protests which started on June 30 in the southern cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan over drinking water shortages.
The number is far higher than the 10 people the judiciary media reported to be detained.
Iran: Two Peaceful Protesters Killed In Kazerun Identified
Two civilians who were killed by the state security forces during the recent demonstration in Kazerun over plans to divide their city were identified.
Anti-Riot Forces Take Up Positions In Kazerun To Quell Major Protest
On Thursday, April 19, despite the presence of heavily-armed anti-riot forces, thousands of residents of Kazerun, southern Iran, turned out for a fourth consecutive day of protests over the regime’s plans to divide the city. There was a strong presence of women in the ranks of the protesters.
In one section of the city square, where the protest was being held, youth bravely chanted at the suppressive security forces:
"Here's the dignity of the people of Kazerun" and "God is great, with such dignity by the people."
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Telegram, A Security Issue Threatening The Very Existence Of Iran Regime
By: A. Mahabadi, political writer and analyst
A look at the role of social networks in the Iranian people’s nationwide protests
Among the issues that has made the Iranian regime leader Ali Khamenei and all other state officials and organs to struggle like crazy is how to deal with social networks in general and Telegram in particular.
As one of the most popular social networking apps in the world and Iran, Telegram is a highly encrypted messaging app that offers such capabilities like creating channels, groups, and administration.