Richmond neighbors protest planned gas station: 'Listen to us'
DUBAI (Reuters) -Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday Iran's Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he called riots, the wave of protests sparked by the death in custody of a young Iranian Kurdish woman in September. The protests that began after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Iran's morality police on Sept. 16 have turned into one of the boldest challenges to the clerical leadership since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Challenging the Islamic Republic’s legitimacy, protesters from all walks of life have burned pictures of Khamenei and called for the downfall of the Islamic Republic.
Iran's national soccer team has picked up activist torch at World Cup from prominent player Voria Ghafouri.
- The Hill
Protesters supporting and opposing the Iranian government clashed at a World Cup match on Friday as protests continue in the Middle Eastern country over the death of a woman in police custody in September. Stadium security took flags and T-shirts supporting the protest movement and stopped other attendees from bringing Persian pre-revolutionary flags to Iran’s…
Just in time for Black Friday, Amazon employees around the world are planning protests against the online retailer. The protest campaign is being called "Make Amazon Pay."
- Associated Press
Iran’s supreme leader praised paramilitary volunteers tasked with quashing dissent on Saturday in a televised address as dozens of eye doctors warned that a rising number of demonstrators have been blinded by security forces during anti-government protests. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed members of the Basij, the volunteer paramilitary wing of the elite Revolutionary Guard, and reiterated unsupported claims that protesters demonstrating countrywide are "tools" of the U.S. and its “mercenaries."
Climate activists glued themselves to a runway at a Berlin airport, forcing officials to divert over a dozen flights
Some of the protestors also rode bikes on the runway to protest emissions from air travel, eco-activism group Last Generation said.