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Examining Protests in Iran and the Arab World

23:40November 2, 2022

Tune in to our revamped Need to Know vodcast with a new host, John Milewski. In this episode, we speak with Wilson Center Middle East Fellow Marina Ottaway and Haleh Esfandiari, Director Emerita and Distinguished Fellow of the Center’s Middle East Program, about the ongoing protests in Iran sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in police custody. They describe how women are leading the charge, provide context on the role of leadership and organization in similar movements, and discuss whether these protests can succeed where others have failed.

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