Afra Shamir is a pseudonym for a journalist whose identity Newlines is withholding for security reasons.
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As Iran’s Hard-liners Tighten Their Grip, Ordinary Iranians Resort to Humor
One man showed up dressed as the blue Genie from “Aladdin” and declared his presidential candidacy. Another one, donning a face mask made from the Iranian flag, created massive chaos in the registration hall, then promised the bemused bureaucrats that he was running to “save Iran from the current chaos.”