Fighting For Freedom.
The movement they’re leading is educated, liberal, secular, raised on higher expectations, and desperate for normality, writes author and former TIME columnist Azadeh Moaveni.
They are quite unlike those who came before them; sometimes they feel more like transnational Gen Z than Iranians.
Their ferocious character was evident well before 22-year-old Mahsa (Jina) Amini, arrested at a metro station by the morality police who enforce the dress code, died after being held in their custody on September 16, 2022 setting off the most sustained uprising in the 43-year history of the Islamic Republic.
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