He chose jail over disowning his sister — and set an example for all his countrymen

He chose jail over disowning his sister — and set an example for all his countrymen

Opinion by Roya Hakakian Roya Hakakian is the author of the memoir “Journey From the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran.” Last fall, Iranian authorities ...
Why Iran Fears Its Women

Why Iran Fears Its Women

Masih Alinejad is spearheading a broader movement that both unifies and amplifies the disparate strains of dissent now percolating within Iran. by Ilan Berman In late ...
One Woman’s Battle Against Mandatory Hijab

One Woman’s Battle Against Mandatory Hijab

ALICE B. LLOYD A powerful woman, a protest movement, and the political interests impeding them. I mages of Iranian women standing on utility boxes and ripping off their mandatory ...
White Wednesdays: A Movement Protesting Compulsory Hijab in Iran is Growing

White Wednesdays: A Movement Protesting Compulsory Hijab in Iran is Growing

by: Gretchen Mullen In mid-summer of 2017, a social media campaign called White Wednesdays began sharing through Facebook a coordinated effort among Iranians to protest the ...