Anti-government Protest

FIFA World Cup: Iran players decline to sing national anthem backing anti-govt protests

The Iranian players stood impassively and grim-faced as their anthem rang out around the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

published on : 21st November 2022

Apple limits file-sharing for Chinese iPhone users after anti-govt protest

It has also faced boycott threats in China as it stands in the crossfire of US-China tensions, it could turn its citizens against Apple if Washington blocked Chinese apps.

published on : 10th November 2022

‘A time bomb’: Anger rising in a hot spot of Iran anti-government protests

Videos circulated on social media showing school girls removing their headscarves on the street and chanting: “One by one they will kill us, if we don’t stand together."

published on : 9th October 2022

Social media's role in mobilising women as Iran anti-regime protests goes from strength to strength

In Iran, two notable causes around which social media is helping mobilise women are the campaign against the compulsory hijab and Iran’s #MeToo movement. 

published on : 5th October 2022

Four Sri Lankan policemen arrested over the death of a protester in police firing

A 41-year-old father of two was killed and 13 others were injured on April 19 when police opened fire on residents of Rambukkana.

published on : 28th April 2022

Armenia's leader Serzh Sargsyan quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

Residents of the capital, Yerevan, poured out on the streets to celebrate his stunning departure. People hugged and kissed each other, and motorists honked their horns.

published on : 24th April 2018

Iran at crossroads: Important things to know about the anti-government protests

About 22 Iranians have been killed since December 28 when anti-government protests began in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad. TNIE takes a look at the current protests and antecedents.

published on : 7th January 2018

12 killed in anti-government protests in Iran

The anti-government protests continued despite an appeal for calm by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday, the state-run IRNA reported. 

published on : 1st January 2018