“She was my best friend,” said the sister of Hadis Najafi, a young TikToker who has become a national symbol of resistance after being brutally gunned down in Iran’s protests.
Travel blog veteran Alessia Piperno was celebrating her 30th birthday in Tehran when the police came for her and her friends.
The female-led uprising against the theocratic dictatorship could succeed, if it’s Persians determining their own fate.
“As a journalist, I made, instantaneously, a journalistic decision,” the CNN anchor told Trevor Noah, snapping her fingers.
Iran has seen widespread protests since a 22-year-old woman was arrested for wearing her hijab too loosely in public and later died after being beaten while in police custody.
The hardline Iranian leader, who is dealing with massive protests against his regime, withdrew after Amanpour “politely declined” his last-minute demand.
A grand jury has charged three Iranian nationals for a hacking conspiracy that targeted “hundreds” of organizations in the U.S. and abroad.