Baharak is an Iranian living in exile for some years already. She had to leave Iran and is now located in Leipzig. We talked about the feminist aspects of the revolution in Iran and the problems which appear with the uprising in the diaspora. The diaspora is as diverse as the people today in the streets of Iran. And different groups claim the revolution for their believes.
Image above: Woman standing on a burning rubbish bin, waving her veil. Tehran, 1 October 2022, https://freethinker.co.uk
Continue reading Elephant in the Room #43 – Feminist perspective on the Revolution in Iran and the Iranian diaspora
Iran. A text on the ongoing uprising in Iran: Is it a feminist revolution?
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On September 13th, 2022, 22 year old Mahsa Amini was arrested by an Iranian Guidance Patrol (also known as ‘morality police’). Mahsa was arrested in Tehran for not abiding by laws relating to dress. Three days later, on September 16th, police informed Mahsa’s family that she had “experienced heart failure” and had fallen into a coma for two days before passing away.
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Iran. On July 15th 2021, people took to the streets in the Iranian province of Khouzestan to protest against the lack of water due to government mismanagement. Since then, despite the Iranian state’s brutal repression, the uprising has spread all over the country.
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Saravan. Iran. In recent days, dozens of Baluchistan’s fuel carriers have been killed and injured in the border town of Saravan. The mourning and poor people have risen against the fascist Shia Islamic Caliphate regime in Iran. The people have started an uprising and attacked the oppressive military and security forces.
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When the Iran regime trebled petrol prices in November 2019 this unleashed a major uprising that lasted from the 15th to the 21st November.
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After the uprisings in Lebanon and Iraq, unrest has spread to Iran.
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