Many sources from inside Iran are warning that in the medium to small cities, people are loosing hope of reforms promised by Mr. Rouhani. Economy is crumpling, safety measure is downgrading and social crimes are increasing to the degree that divorce rate has passed 50% of total marriages.
Islamic Republic has been very successful to conceal and censor news and stories, published from inside. The scenes of self-hanging in public places are more noticeable. Due to massive media crackdown and censorship of information, it seems that oppressed population internalize the pain by acting in such.