PBS NewsHour

How Gen Z is leading protests in Iran and online

Clip: 10/01/2022 | 5m 56s  | Video has closed captioning.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is no stranger to popular uprisings. The regime cracked down on protests in 2009, and again 10 years later. But there’s something different about the demonstrations sweeping the country today, sparked by the killing of a woman by morality police. They are being led by young people, and are playing out both in the streets, and online. Ali Rogin reports.

Aired: 10/01/22

Rating: NR

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