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McGill investigating tweet by instructor who allegedly promoted violence against Iranian protesters

McGill University says it is investigating one of its instructors who allegedly called for the death of people participating in anti-government protests in the streets of Iran in recent weeks.
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U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran, even as it seeks a new nuclear deal

Thursday's announcement of new U.S. sanctions follows pressure from activists for the U.S. to support the protests, following the death of Mahsa Amini in custody of Iran's so-called morality police.
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Mother of dead Iran schoolgirl accuses authorities of murder

Nika Shahkarami, 16, disappeared on her way to anti-hijab protests sparked by death of Mahsa Amini
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U.S. sanctions more Iranian leaders over Mahsa Amini death

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday levied fresh sanctions against Iranian leaders over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
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The power of song: How an Iranian singer's lyrics are bringing people together to protest Mahsa Amini's death | CBC News

As protests against the Iranian government following Mahsa Amini's death in police custody have been growing, a song has been echoing, uniting people across the world who are fighting for — among several things — basic human rights for women.
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Death of 16-year-old protester adds new fuel to Iran uprising

Nika Shakarami disappeared in Tehran on Sept. 20 after burning her headscarf in protest and being followed by security forces, her family says.
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US issues new sanctions on Iran over violent crackdown on protests and internet shutdown | CNN Politics

The United States issued sanctions on seven senior Iranian officials Thursday over the Iranian government's violent crackdown on mass protests and restrictions on internet access in the country.
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US Imposes Sanctions Over Iran Protests as Criticism Escalates

The US sanctioned seven Iranian officials it said played a role in an internet cutoff and crackdown on protests that have wracked the country, part of the Biden administration’s move to take a more forceful stand against the regime’s response.
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US sanctions Iranian officials for crackdown on protests

The crackdown has dire implications for the regime on the international stage, cementing Iran's pariah status.
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Why a scholar banished from Iran 15 years ago is hopeful about the current protests

Iranian American scholar Pardis Mahdavi was once arrested in Tehran for lecturing about Iran's sexual revolution. She wonders if the country's current wave of protests might result in regime change.
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French actresses cut their hair in solidarity with Iranian women

Actresses including Juliette Binoche and Marion Cotillard cut their hair to show support for Iranian demonstrators protesting the death of Mahsa Amini.
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Analysis: Braced to crush unrest, Iran's rulers heed lessons of Shah's fall - analysts

Iran's clerical rulers will likely contain the country's eruption of unrest for now, and prospects of the imminent dawn of a new political order are slim if history is any guide, four analysts said.
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The institutional roots of Iran's protests

The Islamic Republic has alienated many Iranians and, without a thriving civil society, is contributing to the rising rhythm of protests within Iran.
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Iran To Probe Deadly Clashes In Southeast: Presidency

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has ordered an investigation into clashes in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan last week that left dozens dead including military officers, his office said on Thursday.
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Analysis: Iran protests persist, becoming threat for Tehran

Protests in Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the country’s morality police have stretched into a third week
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Iranian TV airs 'confession' of French couple accused of spying | CBC News

Iranian state television aired a video on Thursday in which two French citizens detained for 'spying' in Iran in May appeared to confess to acting on behalf of a French security service, amid weeks of unrest that Tehran has linked to foreign foes.
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Analysis: Iran protests persist, becoming threat for Tehran

Protests in Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the country's morality police have stretched into a third week, even after authorities disrupted the internet, deployed riot troops and attacked perceived enemies abroad. The longevity and metamorphosis of the protests pose a new threat to Tehran, one unseen since the 2009 Green Movement protests brought millions to the street. The seemingly spontaneous and leaderless protests — largely fueled by the middle and upper classes — share some of the same strengths and weaknesses of those over a decade ago.
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Europe must trigger snapback of UN sanctions on Iran

The Islamic Republic would use sanctions relief to fuel its brutal repression of the Iranian people.
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