What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will email them to you.
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Items from Feb. 5
Iran: New protests materialized in Iran on Feb. 1-2. Women protesting the wearing of the hijab organized the protests, most of which were small, according to reports. A few unreliable reports suggested they were more widespread and targeted the government and supreme leader. On Feb. 2, the government announced it had arrested 29 people in connection with the demonstrations. What’s most notable in al