Will Iranian Protests Grow Into a “Nationwide Revolution” Despite Crackdown?

The scenario in Iran is “essential” as authorities tighten their crackdown on the persevering with anti-government protests after the September dying of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini within the custody of the so-called morality police. United Nations human rights officers report Iranian safety forces in Kurdish cities killed dozens of protesters this week alone, with every funeral turning right into a mass rally towards the central authorities. “The defiance has been astounding,” says Center East research professor Nahid Siamdoust, who reported for years from Iran, together with throughout the 2009 Inexperienced Motion, and calls the protests a “nationwide revolution.”