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.
Two civilians who were killed by the state security forces during the recent demonstration in Kazerun over plans to divide their city were identified.
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.