As the reported death toll form protests in Iran climbs higher, bringing widespread recriminations, some officials appear to be trying to contain the anger by walking back their earlier harsh statements.
Iran's last Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi has called on all Iranians to prepare for the downfall of the Islamic Republic.
The top leader of Iran’s Green Movement has issued a statement demanding those responsible for “ordering and carrying out” the bloody crackdown on protesters to be publicly identified and prosecuted.
Two weeks after the start of anti-government protests that rocked Iran following a sudden gas price hike on November 15, the death toll of protesters is still on the rise.
A top IRGC Commander has called for legal action against President's Hassan Rouhani and his administration, saying they have ignored the people's demands.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei says the November protests in Iran have been “deep-rooted, widespread and very dangerous”.
Iran's interior minister says recent protests turned into "special" cases of intense unrest in five provinces.
According to Iran's Constitution the Supreme Leader and the President are directly responsible for the orders to fire on demonstrators.
In a statement released on Monday the UK-based human rights watchdog Amnesty International said at least 143 protesters were killed in Iran during recent protests.
More than 10 days after Iranians took to the streets in protest, the Iranian government is still overwhelmed by the aftereffects of the unrest.
Protest movements in Iran do not have vertical leadership and are more susceptible to suppression. They must become more organized.
A prominent Iranian intellectual has said that frustrated protesters in Iran may take up arms if the government refuses to meet their demands.