Category Archives: Iran Protests

Iranians and Cubans: Fighting for Freedom and the World’s Attention

“Patria o muerte”, or “ homeland or death”, is a revolutionary slogan all Cubans are taught at an early age. Reinforced by the government, the idea is that every citizen should be prepared to die for the state. On July 11, however, Cubans flooded the streets in over 40 cities shouting “Patria y Vida”, or

#IranProtests in Yasuj after Election Boycott

Protests have spread throughout the Southwestern Iranian city of Yasuj as dissent continues to mount against the Iranian Republic’s widespread fraud in last week’s presidential election. Videos from inside the country appear to show hundreds of protesters, mainly youth, taking to the streets of Yasuj and protesting the fraud committed in local council elections. #IranProtests