NCRI - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in his remarks on Thursday once again referred to the wide rifts in the regime’s senior ranks.
“The fact that rifts are created in our society is due to our lack of tolerance. There are who prefer everyone to think like we do… Even the messenger [of Islam] was told you are not above the people to order them, and you are only obligated to show them the way, to allow each individual to choose for themselves. However, there are those who think they should issue orders upon people and that people are to obey their orders,” he said.
NCRI - Iranian MP Hossein-Ali Haji Doleigani said at least one third of the Iranian people are having problems due to their investments and savings in financial-credit institutes.
“Psychological, spiritual concerns and worries resulting from investing in such institutions, in addition to the investor, causes problems for their families and it appears more than 20 million people are suffering in this regard,” he said.
NCRI - Chief of the Kurdistan Province Labor Council acknowledged widespread unemployment among young men and women.
“Kurdistan Province is in very poor conditions in regards to employment. A large number of young men and women, and college graduates are seen selling goods on the streets or carrying heavy loads through border crossings,” Shaker Ibrahim said on Friday.
NCRI - On the verge of the Iranian opposition’s major convention in Paris, the majority of the Italian Parliament issued a statement calling for the prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners. This massacre, carried out under orders issued by former Iranian regime leader Ruhollah Khomeini, is considered as a crime against humanity.
The Italian Parliament’s majority statement includes the signature of the deputy parliament speaker, five deputy ministers, four former ministers, two party secretary generals and dozens of chairs and deputy chairs of various Italian Parliament commissions.
NCRI - The workers and employees of Mashhad Telecom – Northeastern Iran, organized a two-day strike on June 22, 2017.
According to the reports, none of the regime's agents responded to the demands of these protesters at Telecom and they are not yet recognized as permanent Forces whereas the workers and employees have worked for this company for more than 20 years.
NCRI - Hundreds of workers went on strike at Haft Tepe Sugarcane Industry while demanding the unpaid receivables. The security guards banned 30 workers from entering the company on Thursday, June 22.
According to the state-run ILNA News, the workers stated that the employer has prohibited 30 workers from entering the company; insinuating that they were leading the protests. It is noteworthy that these 30 workers have 18 to 22 years of job experience. The protests continued until Thursday.
NCRI - The visit of the Iran's Welfare Minister to a special charity complex and how the infants were lined up in front of him caused a lot of criticism on social networks and even raised the noise among some of government agencies. At this visit, which took place on Monday, June 19, 2017, were Ali Rabiei, Shahindokh Molarudi, in charge of women's affairs in clerical regime, Elham Aminzadeh, the deputy chairman of the president's office, and Mohsen Bandpay, head of the Iranian regime's welfare organization, visited Amina's nursery in Tehran.
NCRI - Following the announcement of Hassan Rouhani's support for IRGC missile attack to Deirazor, Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi, the intelligence minister said: "The decision to launch missile attack on Syria" was taken at the Supreme Council of Security and Rouhani, as head of the Security Council ordered armed forces to go ahead with the plan. It was approved by the top officials of the system. Alavi also emphasized the role of the Ministry of Information in providing intelligence to IRGC in connection with the attack.
NCRI - Iran’s Moral Police chief said his agents are now authorized to enter private beaches on Iran’s coasts.
“Private beaches that host public guests will no longer be considered private areas and police officers will enter these areas. There will be no legal restrictions, similar to other areas,” said Gholam-Heidar Heidari.
NCRI - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) acknowledged once again the launching of 1,000 missiles targeting opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) bases in Iraq back in 2001.
The IRGC is also admitting it lacked the courage to acknowledge this criminal aggression upon a neighboring country and refusing to make a public announcement.