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The Iranian regime is known for its intolerance of anti-regime sentiment of any kind, and its anti-riot tactics include shutting off the Internet, wireless services and other means of communication in addition to banning reporters from the area. This means the Iranian Kurdish “revolution” has not yet been televised, but much like the uprisings in Syria and Egypt, it is being broadcasted on social media.

Masi, Alessandria.  “The Iranian Kurdish ‘Revolution’ The World Doesn’t Know is Happening.”  International Business Times, May 15, 2015.


Wikipedia maintains listings for Kurdish revolts in Iran for years 1967, 1979, and 1983:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1967_Kurdish_revolt_in_Iran

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1979_Kurdish_rebellion_in_Iran

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurdish_rebellion_of_1983 (integrated with the Iran-Iraq War of the period).

Related: http://www.merip.org/mer/mer141/major-kurdish-organizations-iran (n.d.)

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