For nearly two weeks now protests are mushrooming across Iran and literally shaking the very pillars of the country’s ruling regime. Various discussions continue over the scope of these protests, their comparisons to the 2009 and 1999 uprising episodes, what should be expected from the international community and how to trek forward, amongst other subjects.
Supporters of Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during a public appearance by Nasrallah in Beirut on October 11, 2016. (Reuters)
In its first 2018 session, the @UN Security Council held emergency meeting on #Iranprotests; unprecedented during the rule of clerics in Iran. The session is a huge warning sign to the regime and encouragement for the protesters that the world is finally on their side. pic.twitter.com/cUWhknDOeT— Alireza Jafarzadeh (@A_Jafarzadeh) January 5, 2018
A reality neglected
Reaching a new level
Fast track developments
If the Iranian opposition is prepared to take outside support, the US should provide it to them.— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) January 4, 2018