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Us and Him

Ebrahim Raisi is in New York for the UN General Assembly on his first visit to a democratic country since he was appointed president of Iran last year. In his country of origin, the streets have been set ablaze by pro-democracy protests. This sketch by Mana Neyestani shows the gulf between the Islamic Republic, its icons and fixations - such as commemorating regime darling Ghasem Soleimani - and the demands of ordinary people.

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Society & Culture

Pro-Free Expression Activist Hossein Ronaghi Arrested After Tweeting About Iran Protests

September 22, 2022
OstanWire
1 min read
Pro-Free Expression Activist Hossein Ronaghi Arrested After Tweeting About Iran Protests