Opinion – Here’s what it’s like to be persecuted for your hair

Opinion – Here’s what it’s like to be persecuted for your hair

By Alyssa Rosenberg and Masih Alinejad Since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in the custody of Iran’s “morality police” in September, Iranians around the world — ...
The Beginning of the End of the Islamic Republic

The Beginning of the End of the Islamic Republic

Iranians Have Had Enough of Theocracy By Masih Alinejad The current protests in Iran sound the death knell of the Islamic Republic. The killing in police custody of Mahsa ...
I left Iran to have my daughter, but the protests give me confidence that change is coming

I left Iran to have my daughter, but the protests give me confidence that change is coming

Women are in the streets without scarves and standing up to the security forces. There is something new in the air It is 2am on 21 September. The widespread protests in Iran are ...
The Exiled Dissident Fuelling the Hijab Protests in Iran

The Exiled Dissident Fuelling the Hijab Protests in Iran

Since 2014, Masih Alinejad has published videos of Iranian women removing their head scarves. When a twenty-two-year-old died last week in the morality police’s custody, the ...
Dissident: ‘Iranian women are furious’ over headscarf death

Dissident: ‘Iranian women are furious’ over headscarf death

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The tears come quickly to Masih Alinejad when she talks about the messages she’s received in recent days from women in Iran protesting ...

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