Will Months-Long Protests Bring Change in Iran?: Negar Mortazavi / Journalist and Political Commentator

DEEPER LOOK from New York

15m 00s
Broadcast on February 28, 2023 Available until February 28, 2024

Triggered by the death of an Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was in custody after her arrest in Tehran by the morality police for allegedly not wearing her headscarf properly, protests erupted across Iran, especially among women and girls, while long-standing grievances have added to a wave of public anger against the Islamic regime. What is different about these current protests, and could they bring about a meaningful change in the future? Iran watcher Negar Mortazavi discusses the situation.

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