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The MEK's growing influence in the recent uprisings has been publicly warned by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

Michael Rubin’s MEK-bashing benefits Iran’s oppressive regime

In a Townhall commentary published on January 24, Ali Safavi of the NCRI's Foreign Affairs Committee rebutted Michael Rubin's latest diatribe against the Iranian Resistance, his fourth in less than a month.

In a Townhall commentary published on January 24, Ali Safavi of the NCRI’s Foreign Affairs Committee rebutted Michael Rubin’s latest diatribe against the Iranian Resistance, his fourth in less than a month.

 

 

Safavi highlights Rubin’s shady past, including two trips to Iran in the 1990s and ties to an Iraqi double agent, Ahmed Chalabi, and debunks his ridiculous portrayal of the MEK as a cult. Rubin’s “superfluous demand that MEK members must prove to him that they have disagreements with its leadership are not only childish tantrums but mirror the demands of regime interrogators and torturers in the “death commissions”. “In the context of American history, that’s like calling Continental Army officers atop Brooklyn Heights ‘cult’ members unless they can show that they wrote letters of protest to George Washington during the 1776 New York campaign!” Safavi wrote.

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People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime's corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime's corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime's corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.

Protests continue all across Iran, as workers demand their legitimate rights

People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime's corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime's corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime's corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.

People from all walks of life are continuing to protest the regime in various cities across Iran. Retired telecommunications workers and teachers took to the streets on Monday to protest the regime’s corrupt policies and plundering, as the economy continues to deteriorate.

 

 

Protests in Iran have now spread to at least 282 cities. According to sources from the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the regime’s forces have killed over 750 people and arrested over 30,000. The MEK has released the names of 637 protesters who were killed. On Tuesday evening, residents in Tehran’s Shahran, Narmak, and Molla Sadra districts began chanting anti-regime slogans directed specifically at Khamenei and the mullahs’ entire apparatus. “Death to Khamenei!” “Death to the mullahs’ regime principle!”

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Protests in Iran have spread to at least 282 cities to date. According to Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK) sources, the regime's forces have killed over 750 people and arrested over 30,000. The PMOI/MEK has released the names of 637 killed protesters

Iranian protests continue: Workers demand rights, locals chant anti-regime slogans

Protests in Iran have spread to at least 282 cities to date. According to Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK) sources, the regime's forces have killed over 750 people and arrested over 30,000. The PMOI/MEK has released the names of 637 killed protesters

Protests in Iran have spread to at least 282 cities to date. According to Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK) sources, the regime’s forces have killed over 750 people and arrested over 30,000. The PMOI/MEK has released the names of 637 killed protesters.

 

Cities across Iran are seeing more protests in the form of workers demanding their rights holding rallies and going on strike, night rallies with locals in different parts of Tehran and other cities chanting anti-regime slogans, and various types of attacks targeting the regime’s sites and symbols. These measures are aimed specifically at regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the paramilitary Basij, plainclothes agents, and even spies working among the locals in various cities and towns.

On Sunday morning, Cryptoland online exchange investors protested outside the regime’s judiciary building in Tehran, demanding that the IRGC return their stolen funds. These users have been protesting for two years, but authorities have yet to act on their demands. Crypto land had approximately 289,000 users, many of whom lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the online marketplace.

 

 

On Saturday night, residents of Tehran’s various districts, including Tehranpars, Ekbatan, and others, began chanting anti-regime slogans directed at Khamenei and his crackdown apparatus. “This is the year Seyed Ali (Khamenei) is deposed!” one of the slogans said. “What a long history of crime!” Death to the regime of the mullahs!”

Freedom-loving Iranians and MEK supporters have recently gathered in cities throughout Europe, the United States, and Canada. These rallies are in support of the ongoing Iran revolution protests, honoring victims of the regime’s atrocities, and urging the European Union and its member states to outlaw and designate the IRGC as a terrorist organization.

 

Iranian opposition President-elect Maryam Rajavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has reiterated the Iranian people’s and organized resistance’s determination to fight the mullahs’ theocratic rule and bring freedom and democracy to Iran.

“It is time for Western governments to recognize the Iranian people’s struggle for regime change,” the NCRI President-elect said, emphasizing the importance of the West designating the regime’s IRGC as a terrorist organization.

 

 


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National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Women’s Committee is an active organization working to promote women’s rights both inside and outside of Iran.

Advocating for Iranian women’s rights: The NCRI Women’s Committee

National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Women’s Committee is an active organization working to promote women’s rights both inside and outside of Iran.

National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Women’s Committee is an active organization working to promote women’s rights both inside and outside of Iran.

 

The committee is one of 25 committees of the NCRI and is a major source of information about the plight of women in Iran. The NCRI Women’s Committee is actively involved with many women’s rights organizations, NGOs, and the Iranian diaspora. They attend meetings of the UN Women, the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the Human Rights Council, and other international or regional conferences on women’s issues. They also engage in a relentless battle against the Iranian regime’s misogyny.

 

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European Parliament adopts resolution to place IRGC on terrorist list

 

 

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for the European Union to place the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Basij, and the Quds Force on the terrorist list, and to ban any economic activity with these entities. The resolution also calls for the imposition of sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, its President Ebrahim Raisi, and foundations related to the IRGC, including the Mustazafin, Shahid, and Janbazan foundations.

Iranian opposition President-elect Maryam Rajavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), welcomed the resolution, saying it is an important step in confronting the biggest terrorist and suppressive organization and state in the world today, which has shed the blood of millions of people in Iran and the region in the last four decades. She also called on the European Union and its member states to immediately put an end to the policy of appeasing the religious fascism ruling Iran by placing the IRGC on the terrorist list and sanctioning Ali Khamenei, Ebrahim Raisi, and other officials responsible for the killings and suppression.

 

 

 

The resolution calls on the EU to expand the sanctions list to all individuals and entities responsible for human rights violations. It also calls on the EU to consider sanctions against the 227 Members of the Iranian parliament who encouraged the use of death sentences, and to add the IRGC and its subsidiary forces, including the paramilitary Basij militia and the Quds Force, to the EU terrorist list, and to ban any economic and financial activity involving businesses and commercial activities related to, owned, wholly or in part, by, or fronting for, the IRGC or IRGC-affiliated individuals, and entities.

 

This resolution is not only seen as a way to hold Iran accountable for its actions, but also a way to support the Iranian people and their call for a change in government. Furthermore, it is seen as a necessary measure to promote peace and stability in the region and to fight against terrorism. It is now crucial for the EU and its member states to take action and implement these measures to send a strong message to the Iranian regime.

 

 

The Iranian Resistance has repeatedly called for the IRGC’s terrorist designation in the past four decades, and Mrs. Rajavi has repeatedly asked the Council of the European Union to include the IRGC and all its affiliated companies and institutions, which control a large part of Iran's economy, on the terrorist list and impose sanctions on them.

The Iranian Resistance has repeatedly called for the IRGC’s terrorist designation in the past four decades, and Mrs. Rajavi has repeatedly asked the Council of the European Union to include the IRGC and all its affiliated companies and institutions, which control a large part of Iran’s economy, on the terrorist list and impose sanctions on them.

 


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Merchants and shopkeepers went on strike in Sanandaj, Saqqez, Bukan, Kermanshah, and Abdanan to commemorate the downing of the PS752. People took to the streets in Najafabad, Isfahan Province, to protest the regime, chanting, "For every person killed, another thousand will rise."

Iran protests mark 125th day, third anniversary of PS752 downing

Merchants and shopkeepers went on strike in Sanandaj, Saqqez, Bukan, Kermanshah, and Abdanan to commemorate the downing of the PS752. People took to the streets in Najafabad, Isfahan Province, to protest the regime, chanting, "For every person killed, another thousand will rise."

Merchants and shopkeepers went on strike in Sanandaj, Saqqez, Bukan, Kermanshah, and Abdanan to commemorate the downing of the PS752. People took to the streets in Najafabad, Isfahan Province, to protest the regime, chanting, “For every person killed, another thousand will rise.”

 

Protesters marked the 125th day of widespread uprising in Iran, as well as the third anniversary of the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane (PS752) by the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). Protests were held in a number of locations. Protests have spread to 282 cities, according to the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK). Over 750 people have been killed by the regime, tens of thousands have been injured, and over 30,000 have been detained. The MEK has released the names of 627 protesters who were killed.

In Karaj, courageous women demonstrated against the regime, chanting, “So many years of crimes, death to this regime.” Students from Ahvaz and Tabriz held memorial services for the victims of the PS752 flight in Tehran. People demonstrated in Bandar-e Anzali, Gilan Province. “For every person killed, another thousand will rise,” they chanted. In Ahvaz, defiant youths set fire to a placard of Qasem Soleimani at dawn. In addition, youths attacked a regime’s Basij base in Qom yesterday.

 

On January 8, 2020, the regime's air defenses shot down the Ukrainian Boeing shortly after takeoff from Tehran. All 176 passengers, including 29 children, were killed. The victims were mostly from Ukraine and Iran, but they also came from Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, and Sweden.

On January 8, 2020, the regime’s air defenses shot down the Ukrainian Boeing shortly after takeoff from Tehran. All 176 passengers, including 29 children, were killed. The victims were mostly from Ukraine and Iran, but they also came from Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, and Sweden.

 

 

For three days, the regime kept the truth hidden and blamed the plane’s downing on a technical flaw. The IRGC also cleared the plane crash site and did not return the victims’ belongings to their families.

Finally, on January 11, 2020, the regime’s General Staff of the Armed Forces issued a statement saying that “the targeting of this passenger plane was a human error” in response to international pressure and three days of speculation and conflicting news.

 

Many Canadian officials and victims' families have rejected the regime's investigation, blamed regime officials for the crime, and declared them the primary perpetrators in this case.

Many Canadian officials and victims’ families have rejected the regime’s investigation, blamed regime officials for the crime, and declared them the primary perpetrators in this case.

 

On the 16th and 17th of December, in solidarity with the Iranian people’s nationwide uprising, supporters of the MEK and the Resistance held rallies in Stockholm, Hamburg, The Hague, Washington, Cologne, Oslo, Toronto, Berlin, Gothenburg, Vienna, Paris, Rome, London, Vancouver, Heidelberg, and Sydney.

 

Iranian opposition President-elect Maryam Rajavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), stated: “Commemorating the 176 innocent souls who lost their lives in the tragic downing of a Ukrainian airliner by Khamenei’s ruthless IRGC in January 2020. I salute the people of Iran who rose up and expressed their fury over this heinous crime.”

Iranian opposition President-elect Maryam Rajavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), stated: “Commemorating the 176 innocent souls who lost their lives in the tragic downing of a Ukrainian airliner by Khamenei’s ruthless IRGC in January 2020. I salute the people of Iran who rose up and expressed their fury over this heinous crime.”

 


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On Tuesday, January 17, the European Parliament held a debate and plenary session on the current situation in Iran, focusing on the nationwide uprising and the European Union's obligations in light of recent developments in Iran.

MEPs urge EU to designate Iran’s IRGC as terrorist organization

On Tuesday, January 17, the European Parliament held a debate and plenary session on the current situation in Iran, focusing on the nationwide uprising and the European Union's obligations in light of recent developments in Iran.

On Tuesday, January 17, the European Parliament held a debate and plenary session on the current situation in Iran, focusing on the nationwide uprising and the European Union’s obligations in light of recent developments in Iran.

 

MEPs from all political parties backed the Iranian people’s revolution. Many of them urged the European Council to designate the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, citing the organization’s role in killing peaceful protesters and exporting terrorism abroad. They also condemned Iran’s ongoing human rights violations, particularly the recent execution of four detained protesters, and called for Tehran to be held accountable.

“[The clerical regime] is a cruel regime, and we know that there are serious restrictions that go beyond moral and political fears. The IRGC is a key pillar of the regime and must be added to the list of terrorist organizations,” EPP MEP Javier Zarzalejos said on Tuesday.

 

 

While endorsing the Iranian people’s revolution, MEP Hanna Neumann from Germany said: “The regime is under pressure because people in Iran are even willing to die for a brighter future. We, the EU, should not be the ones stabilizing a regime whose own people are fighting for its demise. The IRGC should be added to the list of terrorist organizations.”

MEP Frederique Ries of France’s Renaissance party also supported the Iranian people’s uprising, emphasizing that “we need to be very stringent on the sanctions at the highest level against Iran’s president and the IRGC.”

Prior to Tuesday’s debate, the Friends of Free Iran inter-parliamentary group issued a statement urging MEPs and the European Council to support the Iranian people and label the IRGC a terrorist organization.

 

 

“The nationwide uprising in Iran, which is entering its fifth month, is rooted in more than four decades of the organized resistance of the Iranian people for freedom. “Today, Iranians of all generations and social strata have taken to the streets, demanding an end to the dictatorship,” the statement reads.

“The Iranian regime and its leaders have perpetuated these crimes with impunity for the past four decades, becoming more brutal without accountability. The regime has openly stated that it will not cooperate with the independent international fact-finding mission mandated by the UN Human Rights Council in a special session on November 24, 2022.”

 

 

“We believe that in this situation, cooperation and negotiation with the Iranian regime cannot be justified under any pretext. “The European Union and its member states should blacklist the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity for its role in suppressing the people of Iran and its terrorist activities, recall their ambassadors from Iran, and close the regime’s embassies in EU countries, expelling Tehran’s diplomats and agents,” they urged.

 

 

 


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"The European Union (EU) is getting closer to a decision," wrote the French newspaper Le Monde on January 13.

European Union considering blacklisting Iran’s IRGC

"The European Union (EU) is getting closer to a decision," wrote the French newspaper Le Monde on January 13.

“The European Union (EU) is getting closer to a decision,” wrote the French newspaper Le Monde on January 13.

 

The European Union is finally moving forward with its plans to formally designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), after years of delay. Declaring it a terrorist organization will finally support and protect human rights in Iran, as well as prevent further terror attacks around the world. The delay has had a serious impact on both the Iranian people and the international community, who have suffered at the hands of the tyrannical regime for four decades.

Following the regime’s victory in the 1979 revolution, one of the main demands of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), Iran’s people’s resistance group, was to change the structure of Shah’s army. However, Ruhollah Khomeini, the regime’s founding father, was not on board. He intended to implement his repressive and hawkishness by prevailing over the army structure, but this was insufficient for him. Instead, he established the IRGC to consolidate power and accelerate the regime’s objectives.

 

 The Islamic Revolutionary Guard is being considered for inclusion on the list of terrorist organizations by the 27 member states, at a time when the Iranian regime is increasing the number of death sentences and executions in order to suppress the current uprising."

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard is being considered for inclusion on the list of terrorist organizations by the 27 member states, at a time when the Iranian regime is increasing the number of death sentences and executions in order to suppress the current uprising.”

 

The Revolutionary Guard Corps is now the world’s largest terrorist organization. Its main objectives are to defend the regime and its supreme leader, as well as to export the Islamic revolution abroad, primarily to neighboring countries, through terrorism and the spread of any form of crime.

Other misdeeds of the IRGC include monopolizing exports and imports to narcotics trade; seizing the country’s economy to destroy the private sector; seat-of-the-pants dam construction and drying up the country’s water resources to the destruction of forests and agricultural lands and pastures for self-benefiting projects; money laundering to the acquisition of banks and stealing depositors’ capital in credit institutions, and so on.

Repressing protests is clearly stated as one of the criminal organization’s duties in its statute. In that case, they are obligated to do what the police cannot. They are given carte blanche to use whatever force and tool they see fit to put down the protests.

 

Article 2 of Maryam Rajavi's 10-point plan as President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

Article 2 of Maryam Rajavi’s 10-point plan as President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

 

Article 2 of Maryam Rajavi’s 10-point plan as President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) emphasizes the need for the “liquidation of the Revolutionary Guards” and other repressive institutions. “Dissolution and disbandment of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the terrorist Qods Force, plainclothes groups, the unpopular Bassij, the Ministry of Intelligence, the Council of the Cultural Revolution, and all oppressive patrols and institutions in cities, villages, schools, universities, offices, and factories,” it states.

 


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On Tuesday, Iran's nationwide uprising reached its 124th day, following a day of unrest and protests sparked by the regime's inability and incompetence in supplying cooking and heating gas to the country.

Iran: Protests across the nation in response to the gas shortage crisis

On Tuesday, Iran's nationwide uprising reached its 124th day, following a day of unrest and protests sparked by the regime's inability and incompetence in supplying cooking and heating gas to the country.

On Tuesday, Iran’s nationwide uprising reached its 124th day, following a day of unrest and protests sparked by the regime’s inability and incompetence in supplying cooking and heating gas to the country.

 

Despite having the world’s second-largest natural gas reserves and fourth-largest crude oil reserves, the Iranian people are experiencing severe gas shortages. Protests in Iran have now spread to at least 282 cities. According to sources from the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the regime’s forces have killed over 750 people and arrested over 30,000.People protested the ongoing gas shortage outside the local governor’s office in Torbat-e-Jam, Razavi Khorasan Province, northeast Iran, on Monday morning. Long lines have formed in this city, as in many others across the country, to purchase kerosene.

People were also seen congregating outside a nearby Red Crescent branch in search of electric and kerosene heaters. There have also been reports of regime authorities dispatching numerous security units into the streets to prevent any potential anti-regime protests as local anger grows.

 

 

Protesters grew in number after dark outside the governor’s office and the regime’s Red Crescent branch. Protesters in the area began chanting anti-regime slogans such as “Death to Khamenei!” Authorities responded by deploying additional security personnel and even opening fire on the protesters.

Official employees of the Aghajari oil and gas company protested on Tuesday morning, demanding better pay based on the regime’s own laws, an end to additional taxes on their pay checks, an increase in pay, and retirement pensions. As of the publication of this report, at least 11 such protest rallies had been reported, with workers at the Sarkhas oil and gas sites in Abadan, southwest Iran, going on strike today.

Local farmers in Isfahan began protesting against the regime’s corrupt policies on Tuesday, demanding answers to dilemmas raised for years but left unanswered.

 

 

On Monday, retirees and pensioners from the regime’s Social Security Organization gathered in Shush, Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, to protest low pensions and poor economic conditions.

Iranian opposition President-elect Maryam Rajavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), praised the brave people of Torbat-e-Jam and Taybad while condemning the mullahs’ regime for not only refusing to provide for the people’s basic necessities but also imposing a harsh crackdown on those demanding what any state should provide.

“Angry residents of Torbat-e Jam and Taybad attacked the Governor’s Office and other government buildings to protest a lack of gas and heating resources,” she continued. “27 of Iran’s provinces are experiencing sub-zero temperatures, even -20 degrees C. However, the corrupt regime is unconcerned about providing people with basic heating facilities. The only solution is an Iranian revolution to depose the mullahs and establish a free Iran and people’s sovereignty.”

 

 

 

 


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In addition to inhumane sentences and executions of protestors, the Iranian regime has fired several university professors who were identified as having participated in protests during the nationwide uprising. Almost no day or week passes without news of the dismissal of professors or students from all over the country.

Iranian regime is dismissing several university professors across the country

In addition to inhumane sentences and executions of protestors, the Iranian regime has fired several university professors who were identified as having participated in protests during the nationwide uprising. Almost no day or week passes without news of the dismissal of professors or students from all over the country.

In addition to inhumane sentences and executions of protestors, the Iranian regime has fired several university professors who were identified as having participated in protests during the nationwide uprising. Almost no day or week passes without news of the dismissal of professors or students from all over the country.

 

Iran’s universities were one of the social strongholds considered a threat to the new regime founded by Ruhollah Khomeini in the years following the 1979 revolution. With the newly formed regime feeling threatened by these establishments, a so-called “cultural revolution” began in universities in a coup-like action. Initially, the revolution forced universities to close, which was followed by the purging and expulsion of any professors and students who opposed the regime or were deemed a threat to the regime’s survival.

When the universities were eventually reopened, the regime exerted tight control over them through its intelligence service, the MOIS, and the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). All forms of opposition were suppressed, and many students, professors, and intellectuals became victims of the regime’s bloody purge.

 

 

During Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s presidency, many professors were fired for no apparent reason. This was one of the worst periods in Iranian university history. This policy closely resembles the current situation.

When Ebrahim Raisi’s government took power in 2021, it resumed the purge and dismissal of professors at some universities, long before the current protests began. This clearly demonstrates that the regime was aware of its primary threat and had already begun to sense the rumblings of an erupting volcano.

In the most recent round of dismissals, two professors from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Tehran were fired on false pretenses within the last two weeks. With flimsy explanations and a policy of purging universities of capable and academically qualified professors, the regime is uprooting the country’s scientific society, with potentially disastrous consequences.

 

 

Saeed Moidfar, a sociologist and retired professor at Tehran University, spoke out about the dismissal of professors from universities, particularly those at Tehran University, claiming that the university is no longer a scientific environment, but rather a playground for other factors determining its fate without regard for scientific criteria. As a result, these conditions are depleting universities of their inherent and original values.

 

 

This is not the only issue affecting Iran's academic community. On January 8, the state-run Jomhoori Eslami daily warned of increased brain drain, writing, "If this situation persists, we will become an unknown and isolated society like North Korea." "We have lost a lot of talents and forced them to migrate, and now this harmful process has an alarming acceleration," it said.

This is not the only issue affecting Iran’s academic community. On January 8, the state-run Jomhoori Eslami daily warned of increased brain drain, writing, “If this situation persists, we will become an unknown and isolated society like North Korea.” “We have lost a lot of talents and forced them to migrate, and now this harmful process has an alarming acceleration,” it said.

 

 


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