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Women’s liberation

The struggle for freedom in Iran

by Tempest

Tempest is hosting along with New Politics an event on the ongoing protests in Iran following the death of 22-year-old Jina Mahsa Armini, a Kurdish-Iranian woman killed while in the custody of Iran’s “morality police.” 

When Iran is free

Ideological struggles within the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement

by Fred

Amid ongoing protests following the death of 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amin in September while in Iranian police custody for several days after being arrested by the morality police, Fred, an Iranian socialist, analyzes the government’s harsh response, the different ideological factions that are within the “woman, life, freedom” movement, and where these opposition forces are situated in a future post-regime Iran.