Britney Spears expressed her solidarity with the Iranian protest movement, leading the country's state news agency to slam the superstar. This is part of the regime's social media strategy.
Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, women in Iran have been forced to accept second-class citizenship, as Shiite religious leaders control most aspects of women’s lives.
A video of her funeral has gone viral which shows people weeping over a photo of her on a freshly dug grave.
The Wire's illustrator pays tribute to the bravery of women in Iran in the face of state repression.