NCRI - Sunday evening February 19, after security forces declared all demonstrations illegal, and the local police issued a statement calling on people to refrain from “illegal gatherings,” warning that they would be “confronted” if they took part.
The people of Ahvaz once again for the seventh consecutive day gathered in front of Khuzestan province city hall and protested.
There's an emerging disruptive potential inside Iran in its main oil field province, Khuzestan, which has shocked the country, writes Iranian dissident Hassan Mahmoudi.
Thirty-eight years ago, what were known as "The Strikes" in this province, by tens of thousands of oil workers, paralyzed the state, and paved the way for the Shah’s downfall. They are now happening again, Mahmoudi wrote on Saturday for the American Thinker.
NCRI - According to reports received on the evening of Saturday February18, despite all the police warnings, people of Ahvaz were back into the streets for the sixth consecutive day, protesting against air pollution and water and electricity’s nonstop cut – offs.
On the other hand social networks users published images of riot police and troops who were transferred to Ahvaz from neighboring cities to suppress the protests.
NCRI - Various sectors of Iranian society held protest gatherings in Tehran on Tuesday February14.
According to reports, about 700 people looted by the Caspian Institute held a protest in front of the Iranian regime's parliament.
NCRI - Public discontent inside Iran is rising more than ever. The US-based Arabic Institute has recently released figures highlighting Iranian people’s dissatisfaction with Iranian regime’s intervention in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen. Dr. Mohammad al-Moslemi from Gulf Center for Iranian Studies has commented in this regard in his interview with Al-Arabiya TV:
NCRI - State-run media and members of Iranian regime parliament in Fars province are frightened and confused of the escalating popular protest against jamming signals by the regime’s revolutionary guards (IRGC). A member of the regime’s parliament from Shiraz warned: “People of shiraz have staged several protest gathering for almost a month. The issue has endangered people’s life and they are facing problems and this is not rumor and an answer must be given to this problem.
NCRI - More than 1,500 depositors of Caspian credit institution and those who see their assets lost have staged a protest gathering on Saturday, January 15, across the office of this institution in Tehran, state-run Tasnim news agency, affiliated to terrorist Quds force, reported.
The main demand of the protesters is their deposit and the money plundered by the institution be restored.
NCRI - Last weekend, protests broke out across major cities in Iran, with people protesting non-payment of wages, essential utilities, like water, being turned off and lack of education for schoolchildren.
Sunday, January 15
Arak- Central Iran
Hepco Co. workers were protesting five months of unpaid wages and demanding to be paid their outstanding wages and benefits.
NCRI - On January 11, 2017, more than 2500 retirees of the Steel Industries staged a protest in front of the regime’s Parliament. Protesters had come from various provinces to participate in the rally. They had set up a huge banner in front of Parliament reading “We simply want our right”, “We retirees of the Steel Industries want to be amalgamated in state pension”. Protesters demand cancellation of self-administered pension plan of Steel Industries and its transfer to state controlled pension plan, payment of outstanding and unpaid claims including salaries and health benefits of pensioners.