NCRI - The contracting company of the sixth district in Ahvaz, southwestern Iran, were reported to be forcing their workers to sign empty papers agreeing all their New Year bonuses and other payments were provided for. These workers were threatened of being fired if they refuse to sign the papers. Their calls with the relevant officials in supervising have gone completely neglected.
NCRI - On Tuesday April 25, furious people of the city of Behshar – Northern Iran, whom their savings were plundered by a state - owned company called Caspian, set a branch of this company on fire.
NCRI - On Sunday, April 23rd various protest gatherings were held in various cities across Iran protesting poor living conditions and government-sponsored theft. Here are 12 such cases, shedding small light on the overall situation in Iran.
Tehran – Rally outside parliament
A group of kindergarten teachers, all women, rallied in Tehran outside the regime’s parliament demanding official employment.
NCRI - The people of Iran are continuing to face great difficulties in their daily lives. Reports indicate that municipal bus workers from Zabul are still waiting for 6 months’ worth of unpaid salaries, as well as New Year bonuses.
The municipality has said that the reason for this is due to a lack of financial resources.
NCRI - While the crisis surrounding Caspian Credit Institute and its investors is entering its fifth month, Iranian regime’s Central Bank officials have promised to resolve the issues in the next two months and also determine the status of the institute’s merged cooperatives by April 20.
Chanting slogans such as “people’s assets must be freed”, the protesters in front of Central Bank building in Tehran’s Mirdamad street called on the Central Bank as the entity responsible for monetary and banking system to make a final decision in order to resolve the crisis and months-long mismanagement in the institute.
NCRI - A number of farmers and ranchers in Kuhdasht gathered in front of the headquarters of regime’s governor in Kuhdasht, forming a human chain to protest against national land degradation.
One of the farmers in the rally said in this regard “our lands have been seized by some at gunpoint, while the officials have conducted no investigations in this regard so far.”
“In addition to our lands, our livestock are not immune from their intimidation, either”, he added.
NCRI - A group of Steel Industry retirees held a rally in front of the Steel Pension Fund in Tehran this morning, Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. They were protesting the discontinuation of their health insurance benefits.
Participants in this rally were chanting the slogan, “If there is one embezzlement less, our insurance problems will be resolved.” With this protest, they were also announcing their disgust against the officials of Hassan Rouhani’s administration.
NCRI - Former Intelligence Minister: another sedition is on the way
A senior official in Iranian regime’s law enforcement forces has announced that 20,000 special police units will be responsible for election security.
Meanwhile, regime’s former Minister of Intelligence ‘Haydar Moslehi’ has claimed that the ‘enemy’ is seeking to provoke ‘lower middle class’ and take them to the streets.
NCRI - On Monday, April 17, hundreds of retired teachers rallied in front of the Planning and Budget Organization in baharestan Square, Tehran and demanded that their wage issue be addressed. The regime authorities despite the false promises of last year to improve the status of teachers have virtually taken no action.