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Qom’s top legal, religious cleric announces support for Iran protests

Al-Arabia – A prominent hardline cleric responsible for being one of Iran’s leading reference on Islamic jurisprudence has voiced support for the ongoing protests currently gripping several cities across the country.

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WATCH: Khamenei poster torched by Iran protesters, shots fired among crowd

Al-Arabia – Footage from Saturday night has shown Iranian protesters tearing down and torching a poster of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei as anti-government rallies entering their fourth day gripped several cities across the country.

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Iranian Interior Minister: Protesters Will ‘Pay the Price’

VOA – Iran’s interior minister warned that those who “disrupt the order and break the law must be responsible for their behavior and pay the price,” after thousands of anti-government protesters marched for a third day on Saturday.

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Poet to Serve Two Years in Prison For Criticizing Iran’s Supreme Leader

CHRI – Poet Mohammad Mahdavifar has been sentenced to two years in prison for criticizing Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned.

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10-Year-Old Iranian Gymnast Caught Up in Hijab Controversy

CHRI – The Iran Gymnastics Federation has walked back its threat to discipline a 10-year-old gymnast for allegedly taking part in an international competition without wearing the mandatory hijab. 

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