Archive for October 2017

Iran Resorts To Crackdown, Fearing Mass Rallies Marking National Day

Thousands of people gathering at the Cyprus tombstone in 2016.

10.29.2017 – Forbes – Heshmat Alavi , CONTRIBUTOR – October 29th marks “Cyrus Day” in Iran, commemorating Cyrus the Great, probably the most renowned ruler of ancient Persia. Last year on this day a large gathering of thousands Iranians sent shockwaves to Tehran, proving to the world Iran’s society remains restive and fiercely opposes the ruling regime.

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