Conservatives in the lead as millions of Iranians head to the polls and other stories

Today we look at the presidential elections in Iran, the release of 3 Indian student activists after over a year in detention, and more

June 18, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the presidential elections in Iran as President Hassan Rouhani nears the end of his term, the release of 3 Indian student activists- Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita, and Natasha Narwal- arrested in relation to the 2020 Delhi riots case, the general strikes against worsening economic conditions observed by workers in Lebanon and Uruguay, and the increasing role of the military in Brazil’s government under President Jair Bolsonaro.

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