Farmers and supporters have been holding a huge protest in what was once the Zayanderud river. On Friday, security forces moved against them.
Iranians were in the streets for a third consecutive day protesting the regime's shooting down of a passenger jet that was carrying 82 Iranians.
“We cannot allow his blood to just be left on the ground,” said student Honieh Hanifepour.
"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
What’s next for Iran after nationwide protests; North Korea’s playing nice so it can go to the Olympics; Putin’s archrival is weaponizing YouTube against the Kremlin, etc.
“Almost everything that’s happening right now comes in the context of this continuous and very nervous fight about who will be the next Supreme Leader”
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei let loose on social media, celebrating what appeared to be his regime’s successful squashing of last week’s nationwide anti-government demonstrations.
Psiphon, a Toronto-born app, has seen a 1,650% increase in downloads.
Science minister Reza Moridi says “They have said, ‘death to Rouhani’”
“By your logic, we should have initiated a Security Council meeting after the well-known events in Ferguson,” said Russian UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya, addressing the U.S. delegation.
Telegram was one of the most-popular social media apps in the country.
Hundreds have been arrested in demonstrations that span at least 12 towns and cities.