Iran’s regime struggles with fear of losing a generation to protests -analysis

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Iran’s regime struggles with fear of losing a generation to protests - analysis
How does Iran suggest putting the genie of protests back in the bottle?
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Published: NOVEMBER 22, 2022

The ongoing attempts of Iran’s regime to suppress protests around the country show no sign of slowing down after two months. The protests began when Iranian police killed a Kurdish-Iranian woman named Jina Mahsa Amini, who they accused of not covering her hair in line with religious laws.

The protests initially started in the region where the young woman was from but spread countrywide. The regime has been careful not to massacre protesters because it is afraid the protests will grow out of control.

In a recent article, former Iranian minister of education Mohammad Bathai, who served in the second government of Hassan Rouhani until 2018, discussed some of the hurdles Iran now faces in confronting its own people.

more............ https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/iran-news/article-723043
 
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