The ongoing protests in Iran mark a transformative public resistance to decades of oppression. Iranians are challenging the narratives of authority that turned women’s bodies into sites of ideological contestation and defying a deeply oppressive regime.
OMER is launching a series of weekly articles and interviews on our blog that unpack different symbols and concepts at the heart of the most recent developments in Iran. “Yearning for a Regular Life” by Natasha Parnian is the first article in this series titled, “Zan, Zindagi, Azadi” (“Women, Life, Freedom”).
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