Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: Iran protest

Iran “pardons” 22,000 people arrested over protests against killing of Mahsa Amini

Iranian judicial authorities have pardoned 22,000 people who took part in anti-government protests, judiciary chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Monday.

Iran executes two more protesters amid ongoing crackdown

Iran government on Saturday said it executed two men after finding them guilty of killing a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's volunteer Basij...

Famous Iranian actor Taraneh Alidoosti arrested after supporting protesters

Iranian authorities Saturday arrested Taraneh Alidoosti, one of the country’s most famous actors on charges of spreading falsehoods about nationwide protests that grip the country.

Football body ‘sickened’ by Iranian footballer death sentence reports

The international football players’ union FIFPRO has said that it is “sickened” by reports that Iranian footballer Amir Nasr-Azadani has been sentenced to execution. “FIFPRO...

Solidarity protest: Iran players opt not to sing national anthem at World Cup

Iran's national soccer team chose not to sing their country's anthem before their opening World Cup match against England on Monday, in an apparent show of support for protesters back home, Reuters reported.