PBS NewsHour

Behind the protests and brutal government crackdown in Iran

Clip: 11/28/2019 | 6m 34s Video has closed captioning.

For two weeks, thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in what began as protests denouncing a hike in fuel prices. But the uprising quickly turned political, with demands that top officials step down, and the government blacking out internet in response. Meanwhile, Iranian leaders accuse the U.S. of fomenting the unrest. Special correspondent Reza Sayah joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 11/28/19

Rating: NR

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