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Are Iran’s protests different this time?

Protesters hope to bring change, maybe even to the regime, but it's not yet visible.
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Courage of protesters draws global attention 

The world is captivated by the images of bravery and defiance displayed by Iranian protesters, especially women and students angry at the Islamic government’s severe social and cultural constraints, but neither the demonstrations nor the government’s often-violent response have produced any visible cracks in the regime. 

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