I’m including this here as representative of the ongoing social media campaign (a couple of contrasting items):

Brave Iranian Girls and Boys. What a campaign. 👏👏👏#IranRevolution2022 #IranRevolution #IranProtests #IranProtests22 #MahsaAmini #MahsaaAmini pic.twitter.com/RbAsnz0r7T— DXP (@DP3654433) November 5, 2022

And there is also this:

The International Union of Muslim Scholars has, in a statement, denounced the Islamic Republic’s violence and assault against Iranian protesters, saying the citizens’ right to freedom of expression is a legally protected right that must be respected. pic.twitter.com/95ee9D3Wxw— Iran International English (@IranIntl_En) November 6, 2022

Also see: Arab News, Online petition urges Elon Musk to ban Ali Khamenei from Twitter “Twitter users have launched an online petition calling on Elon Musk, who recently bought the platform, to ban Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei from Twitter.”

Journalists arrested:
Iran’s Judiciary says journalists Niloufar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi who’d been arrested after covering the death in custody of Mahsa Amini have been charged with “assembly and collusion to act against national security” and “propaganda activity against the Islamic Republic.” pic.twitter.com/BzwMYE2QXD

— Iran International English (@IranIntl_En) November 8, 2022

A group of Tweeters from across the world have launched a campaign to call on Twitter CEO @elonmusk to remove the accounts of Iran’s Leader Ali Khamenei over his use of the platform for hatemongering as well as systematic crackdown on protesters and funding terrorists in Mideast. pic.twitter.com/HyQ45PFg2f— Iran International English (@IranIntl_En) November 7, 2022

Powerful. #MahsaAmini #ProtestArt #مهسا_امینی #IranRevolution a work by Farshid Monfared. pic.twitter.com/pjc7CMyhiZ— Omid Memarian (@Omid_M) November 5, 2022

#Iranian Tik Toker Elmira Hosseini has been arrested for passing chocolate out to people with wrappers that say:
“Woman, life, freedom” on them. #IranRevolution #MahsaAmini pic.twitter.com/DccKyWn9bC— Samira Mohyeddin سمیرا (@SMohyeddin) November 5, 2022

The power of the geographical lottery. She was like any of us here, trying to live her life. Except Nasrin Ghaderi, a Iranian PhD candidate, 35, studying philosophy in Tehran died on Saturday after being beaten by security forces with baton during Friday protests. #IranRevolution https://t.co/LZs0yXrIgg— Dr. Jennifer Cassidy (@OxfordDiplomat) November 6, 2022

Brave Iranian Girls and Boys. What a campaign. 👏👏👏#IranRevolution2022 #IranRevolution #IranProtests #IranProtests22 #MahsaAmini #MahsaaAmini pic.twitter.com/RbAsnz0r7T— DXP (@DP3654433) November 5, 2022

“Iranian rapper #ToomajSalehi used music as a weapon of resistance against the Iranian regime…” a powerful news segment by @JomanaCNN. #FreeToomaj now!#MahsaAmini #مهسا_امینی #IranRevolution pic.twitter.com/n48JQETuCM— Omid Memarian (@Omid_M) November 4, 2022


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