A potentially tectonic shift is happening inside Iran. For months, the Iranian people have taken to the streets to protest against their government, a cruel and oppressive Islamist theocracy that claims a monopoly on morality.
An Iranian woman who removed her headscarf in public has been given a two-year prison sentence.
U.S. lawmakers have nominated Joshua Wong, a university student who played a prominent role in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, and other local activists for the Nobel Peace Prize in a move that risks backlash from China.
A group of students at the College of William & Mary set up a pro-life display Sunday night to recognize the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, but vandals destroyed the display before it saw the light of morning.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has released a series of viral videos over the past year addressing and expressing solidarity with the Iranian people, an unusual step by a foreign leader to directly speak to another nation’s citizens.
LONDON (Reuters) — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have deployed forces to three provinces to put down an eruption of anti-government unrest after six days of protests that have rattled the clerical leadership and left 21 people dead.
BuzzFeed News warned in a tweet on Wednesday that a viral image of an Iranian woman defiantly removing her headscarf is “old,” despite being taken only a week earlier.