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As Iran’s protests enter their 12th week, I recorded a video for The Guardian summarizing my conversations with those who are demonstrating.
I explain why many of the protesters are risking everything — homes, jobs, education, lives — to seek rights, justice, and security.
The people I’m speaking with — they do not want us to call this “protests” anymore. They tell me this is the Iranian Revolution….
They’re fighting to live a life of dignity. They’re fighting to live a life where they can go to the streets and protest, and they don’t get killed or shot at or arrested for it.