The 2017–2018 Iranian protests refer to a series of public protests occurring in various cities throughout Iran beginning on 28 December 2017 and continuing into 2018.
Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei (Persian: سید علی حسینی خامنهای,born 19 April 1939) is a Twelver Shia Marja' and the second and current supreme leader of Iran, in office since 1989.
there have been major protests during khamenei's reign, including the 1994 qazvin protests, the 1999 iranian student protests, the 2009 iranian presidential election protests, the 2011–12 iranian protests, the 2017–18 iranian protests, and 2018–2019 iranian general strikes and protests.
In the first few years of the 21st century, Iran experienced a great surge in Internet usage.
during the 2017–18 iranian protests, the iranian government blocked internet access from mobile networks and blocked access to instagram and the messaging mobile app telegram in an effort to stymie protests.
Reza Pahlavi (Persian: رضا پهلوی; born 31 October 1960) is the last heir apparent to the defunct throne of the Imperial State of Iran and is the current head of the exiled House of Pahlavi.
however, during 2017–18 iranian protests, some demonstrators chanted slogans in favor of pahlavi's grandfather and called for his return.
refer to a series of public protests occurring in various cities throughout Iran beginning on 28 December 2017 and continuing into 2018
The People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, or the Mojahedin-e Khalq (Persian: سازمان مجاهدين خلق ايران, sâzmân-e mojâhedīn-e khalq-e īrân, abbreviated MEK, PMOI or MKO), is an Iranian political-militant organization based on Islamic and Marxist ideology.
in january 2018, iranian president hassan rouhani phoned french president emmanuel macron, asking him to order kicking the mek out of its base in auvers-sur-oise, alleging that the mek stirred up the 2017–18 iranian protests.
is a Twelver Shia Marja' and the second and current supreme leader of Iran, in office since 1989
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Persian: محمود احمدینژاد, Mahmud Ahmadenezhâdborn 28 October 1956) is an Iranian politician who served as the sixth President of Iran from 2005 to 2013.
during the 2017–18 iranian protests ahmedinejad criticized the current government of iran.
is the last heir apparent to the defunct throne of the Imperial State of Iran and is the current head of the exiled House of Pahlavi