Public protests and prospects for reform in Iran


Credit: MEI

Over the last few months, Iran has experienced a series of street protests in rural areas and social arenas once seen as the key support base for the Islamic Republic, the Middle East Institute notes. Politically active youth are voicing their frustrations with the country’s political, social, and economic prospects. Many of these protests as well as online activism have been met with pushback from conservatives and crackdown from the government. What are the prospects for change in Iran’s existing political system?

The speakers

When: Tuesday, April 24, 1:30-3:00PM

Where: Middle East Institute, 1319 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 


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