Iran protests

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

A letter from Iran: 'The revolution in my country is not against any religion.'

The people are now fighting for the rights that were taken away from them.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Iran reroutes flight, orders Ali Daei's family off

Iranian football legend Ali Daei, who has backed protests following Mahsa Amini's death, said Monday an airplane from Tehran to Dubai had been rerouted and his family ordered off.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Iranian woman competes at chess tournament without hijab

An Iranian chess player has taken part in an international tournament without a hijab, according to media reports, the latest of several Iranian sportswomen to appear at competitions without one since anti-government protests began.

December 13, 2022
December 13, 2022

Footballer union 'sickened' as Iranian player in risk of capital punishment

The world union of professional footballers FIFPRO said it was "shocked and sickened" by the risk of Iranian footballer Amir Nasr-Azadani being sentenced to death in connection with protests which have shaken the country for three months.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Media should be careful not to report in Iran regime’s favour

Reporters have to be careful not take away from the truth in the hopes of a sensational story/headline

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

DS View: Iran’s ‘disbanding of its morality police’ seems too good to be true – and so it may be

There are certain nuances to this news which are not being addressed by most news outlets as of yet.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

A World Cup game overshadowed by political tension

The United States triumphed on the pitch over longtime political adversary Iran on Tuesday in a World Cup match overshadowed by protests raging in Iran and laced with decades of tension between the two countries.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Ethics on the Rocks

Ethical progress produces a beneficial form of dogmatism.

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Iran is a lesson in the failure of authoritarianism

The uprising in Iran makes one wonder whether another spring is at hand. 

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

Iran planning to criminalise sale of VPNs amid protests

Iran is planning to criminalise the sale of virtual private networks (VPNs) used to skirt internet restrictions, a minister said on Wednesday, amid protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death.