The Voices of Discontent in Iran Crank Up the Volume, to a Point

MIN READJan 2, 2018 | 20:31 GMT

Students protest at the University of Tehran

Students protest at the University of Tehran on Dec. 30, 2017 in one of at least 80 demonstrations throughout Iran.

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Protests across Iran continue for the sixth consecutive day as the government in Tehran increases its efforts to shut them down. At this point, demonstrations have emerged in at least 80 cities, and 22 people have been killed in sporadic clashes between protesters and police officers. The government has arrested more than 450 people in Tehran alone, and President Hassan Rouhani made clear in his statements over the weekend that protesters gathering illegally would be punished....

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