On Thursday, 28th of December 2017, nationwide uprising of the Iranian people began in Mashhad and some of the cities of Khorasan province in protest to the high expenses and systematic corruption with the slogan “Death to the Rouhani, death to the dictator” and It spread at an amazing speed in most of Iran’s major cities and towns.

On the same day, more than one hundred young people were arrested in Mashhad.