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Unrest in Iran will continue until religious rule ends

The two-week protest movement that rocked cities across Iran around the turn of the year has largely subsided, but the fallout from the government’s harsh response has just begun. More than 3,700 people were arrested and 23 were killed in sometimes violent nationwide marches that started on December 28, 2017, in response to an austerity budget proposed by President Hassan […]