Iran’s street demonstrations seem to be over. Since January, the news coming from inside the country reports minimal, albeit flashy gestures: a banner hanging from an overpass, graffiti, or small impromptu demonstrations. Signs that collective anger continues to simmer
- More than 50 percent of Iran’s population is under-30. That is why the loudest voices in cyberspace came from the Iranian Gen Z who has been the most vocal against the Iranian regime. From videos on TikTok of young students tearing pictures of Supreme Leader Khamenei, to short clips of teenagers knocking off clerics’ turbans, Iran’s Gen Z has found new and innovative ways to oppose the regime. However, this change did not just start with the revolution.