ANU Iranian studies professor Dr Alam Saleh says people are “deeply frustrated” with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s conservative policy on social freedoms, political freedoms and the current economic situation. faced by Iranians.
Five people have been killed during protests in Iran’s Kurdish region after security forces clashed with people protesting the death of a woman held by Iran’s so-called morality police.
“Mahsa Amini’s death is just an apology for four decades of frustration with the regime’s broken promises in 1979,” he told Sky News Australia.
“They have not kept all their promises of social justice, political freedom and of course social freedom”.