Iran has reportedly arrested nearly 5,000 people during recent protests.
The protests began in late December and have continued through 2018, and are the country's biggest unrest in a decade.
New protests have been sparked by the #WhiteWednesdays movement on social media, have seen women resisting the country's mandatory hijab laws.
The US has been outspoken in its support of continued protests.
Protests have erupted in cities across Iran with thousands chanting against the government and the state of the Islamic Republic’s weak economy. The protests began on Thursday in Iran’s second largest city Mashhad and appear to have...
An Iranian reformist lawmaker said Tuesday that some 3,700 people were arrested in the days of protests and unrest that roiled Iran over the past two weeks, offering a far … Click to Continue »
Infamous Evin Prison prepares to receive new inmates as statements by governors and security officials indicate more than 1,000 people have been arrested already throughout Iran.
As many as 3,700 people were arrested during the recent unrest in Iran, a lawmaker said Tuesday, offering a glimpse into the scale of the crackdown on the most significant anti-government protests here in nearly a decade. Mahmoud Sa...