Possibility of Violent Crackdown by Iranian Regime Is High

Azita Carlson 15 January 2018

by Azita Carlson

In 2009, many people in Iran took to the streets in protest against the government. They were unhappy with their situation and wanted to do something to bring change to their country. However, in the absence of support and backing from the international community, the people of Iran were finally oppressed into ending the protests.

Iran Protests Open the Door of Opportunity for Regime Change

Editor 13 January 2018

Staff writer, SF
With the support of the current American president for the Iranian protestors and their plight, things have changed since the 2009 uprising in Iran. The current US president stands with the demonstrators in Iran and is expected to institute measures to assist and support the freedom-seeking protestors. Iran’s people there are intelligent and motivated — they love and desire freedom. Many can no longer tolerate their government’s suppression.

US Demands Release of Detainees Arrested During Iranian Protests

Editor 13 January 2018

Staff writer, SF

The White House has demanded the release of the Iranian demonstrators rounded up in the recent countrywide protests. In a statement issued on Wednesday it stated, “The Trump Administration is deeply concerned by reports that the Iranian regime has imprisoned thousands of Iranian citizens in the past week for engaging in peaceful protests.” It added that reports of some demonstrators being “tortured or killed... while in detention are even more disturbing,” and criticized Tehran’s “true brutal nature.” the statement said further, “The United States calls for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Iran, including the victims of the most recent crackdown.”

The West's Value of Human Rights Needs to Extend to People of Iran

Navid Felker 11 January 2018

by Navid  Felker

With the current unrest in Iran, some commentators have said that the situation there could become like the one in Syria. The biggest problem facing the Iranian regime is its lack of legitimacy which is becoming even more evident with the wave of protests that is spreading across the country.

Iran Protesters Need International Backing

Azita Carlson 11 January 2018

by Azita Carlson

US President Donald Trump and numerous officials in his administration have said that they support the people of Iran who are continuing to protest against the corrupt government of their country. The uprisings are continuing almost two weeks later and there have been scores of people killed and thousands arrested.

Nikki Haley Warned Iran That It Was on Notice and the World Is Watching

Armin Baldwin 11 January 2018

Armin Baldwin

The Iranian regime is under immense pressure right now as protests and anti-government demonstrations continue well into their second week. Since the start of the protests at the end of December, the Iranian regime has been blaming its enemies abroad for orchestrating the whole situation.

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