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Why the protests in Iran are happening

Shaheen Ainpour Jan 2, 2018
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Why the protests in Iran are happening

Shaheen Ainpour Jan 2, 2018
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Protests in Iran have left more than 20 people dead since they started last week. These are the country’s largest demonstrations since 2009, when millions protested the results of a presidential election. This current wave of protests was sparked by something different, however: economic inequality. Marketplace host Lizzie O’Leary spoke with Bahman Kalbasi of the BBC’s Persian Service.  

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