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Understanding protests in Iran | Stanford News

Sep 26, 2022 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    10% Center

  • Reliability

    25% ReliablePoor

  • Policy Leaning

    98% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -60% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

54% : Women and men of Iran have fought for democracy, sovereignty, and independence ever since.
45% : The protestors' bold acts of defiance against Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the regime he represents are part of a long struggle for democracy, sovereignty, and independence among people in Iran, said Abbas Milani, the director of the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies.
45% : What do people need to know about clerical rule in Iran and its restraints on women's rights?
45% : Under the current rule in Iran, what is needed to effect meaningful, democratic change?
43% : Abbas Milani, founding director of Stanford's Iranian Studies Program, discusses how the most recent protests sweeping cities and villages across Iran are part of an enduring fight to advance women's rights and equality.
43% : For 30 years the people of Iran have tried every conceivable path to reform.
38% : A couple of years before Seneca Falls [the 1848 convention that launched the women's rights movement in the United States], a woman in Iran tore asunder her veil and delivered an erudite sermon to a bewildered audience.
34% : Iran is not a rogue Iranian regime.
33% : What does Mahsa Amini's death represent to the people of Iran, and why are so many people protesting?
32% : Across Iran, protests have erupted over the killing of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who died in police custody after being apprehended for not wearing her hijab correctly.
22% : Iran is more defined by the likes of Mahsa Amini than the brutes who killed her and the regime peddlers who try to blame everyone - particularly Israel and the United States - for the calamity that is Iran and absolves the regime of its complicity.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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