Analyzing the reason of Iran unrest in January 2018

Mohammadreza Akhzarian Kashani


In January 2018, some people demonstrated violent protests and demands in various cities of the country which seems began suddenly and confronted most political analyzers and activists with the question that why and how this unrest began. By reviewing the historical evolutions of the country and the world, it reveals that these events haven’t as surprising and sudden, but also these could be predicted in various ways. But, unfortunately, as many other issues, ignorance of social measures or the arbitrary justifying and analyzing results of these measures, have led to ignorance of predictions. In this paper, by checking contextual unrest reasons and factors and using the analytical approach of partial deprivation, we address the fact that why and how this event happened.


revolt, protest, partial deprivation, Iran, January 2018.

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