Demonstrators in Tehran carry posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and banners showing support for the provisional government of then prime minister Medhi Bazargan, during the Iranian Revolution in February 1979. Photo: Alain Dejean/Sygma/Corbis  Demonstrators in Tehran carry posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and banners showing support for the provisional government of then prime minister Medhi Bazargan, during the Iranian Revolution in February 1979. Photo: Alain Dejean/Sygma/Corbis
Demonstrators in Tehran carry posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and banners showing support for the provisional government of then prime minister Medhi Bazargan, during the Iranian Revolution in February 1979. Photo: Alain Dejean/Sygma/Corbis
Iran

Letters | Do Iran protests point to a second revolution?

  • As the demonstrations become more widespread, slogans that started out focused on the water crisis now target the government
  • Those that witnessed the revolution of 1979 say public rage today is greater

Topic |   Iran
Demonstrators in Tehran carry posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and banners showing support for the provisional government of then prime minister Medhi Bazargan, during the Iranian Revolution in February 1979. Photo: Alain Dejean/Sygma/Corbis  Demonstrators in Tehran carry posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and banners showing support for the provisional government of then prime minister Medhi Bazargan, during the Iranian Revolution in February 1979. Photo: Alain Dejean/Sygma/Corbis
Demonstrators in Tehran carry posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and banners showing support for the provisional government of then prime minister Medhi Bazargan, during the Iranian Revolution in February 1979. Photo: Alain Dejean/Sygma/Corbis
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