Protests in Iran
We’ve compiled these resources to help you understand the protests in Iran and around the world. Unrest began after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in police custody, following her arrest for the way she wore her hijab.
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On October 7, 2022 Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Canada will take significant, further action against the Iranian regime.
Summary of the article:
- Protesters are calling for end to clerical rule
- Social media show tanks being moved to Kurdish regions
- Iran blames Iranian Kurdish dissidents for some unrest
- Protests spread to vital energy sector
In this conversation with Manijeh Nasrabadi, we will be discussing the current uprising in Iran.
The event is jointly co-hosted by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Center for Middle East Studies at Brown University as well as the Middle East Institute at Columbia University.
As the world marks International Women’s Day on Wednesday, the United Nations has warned that the world is 300 years away from gender equality, with hard-won progress toward the goal “vanishing before our eyes.”
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Patrick Weiler’s Statement on Human Rights in Iran
Mr. Patrick Weiler (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, Lib.) statement in the house of commons on Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022.
You can see the statement in the hansard here. His statement is the first under the "Statements by Members" section.
In this video, Professor Abbas Milani discusses Iran and the Iranian Revolution, noting the influence of Iran regionally and in the United States, the significance and impact of the Iranian Revolution, and the Iranian Revolution’s causes and effects. He also emphasizes the fight for democracy throughout Iran’s history of revolutions and today.
Democracy Now speaks with Manijeh Moradian, assistant professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Barnard College, author of This Flame Within: Iranian Revolutionaries in the United States and part of the Feminists for Jina network.
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