Conference addresses suppression of women in Iran

Staff Writer 19 February 2018

by Staff writer, SF
Ahead of International Women’s Day, the Women’s Council of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) held a conference in Paris on February 17, designed to show support for the empowerment of women in Iran.

Protests and Unrest in Iran on the Rise

14 March 2017

As tensions rise between Iran and the international community, the people of Iran are taking to the streets to protest the situation at home. Domestic unrest is on the rise. 

Teachers in more than 20 cities across the country protested in the streets and urged the authorities to listen to their demands. 

They participated in sit-ins in front of ministry of education buildings and chanted about the plundering policies of the regime and the repression and suppression they face. They held placards saying “No to prison”, “Detained teachers must be freed”, etc.

Iranian civil society gathering

19 June 2016

The signing of the nuclear agreement with Iran seemed to some Iranians as a new epoch, as they sought more social and political shifts in the Iranian government, to embrace a more liberal and pragmatic approach. However, despite all the optimism that came with the signing of the nuclear agreement, Iranians haven't seen much change one year later.

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