NCRI - Following the strike and protest gathering of hundreds of workers from the National Iranian Steel Industrial Group in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, the Iranian regime has reportedly issued arrest warrants for 50 employees of the complex threatening them that “their contracts will be terminated”.
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Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), lauded the strikes by the bazaaris and merchants in Baneh, Marivan, Saqqez, Javanrud, Sardasht, and other cities along the western Iranian border, the courageous uprising by the people of Kazerun, the widespread protest by the people of Saman and other cities of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, the demonstrations by the looted residents of Tehran, Ahvaz, Rasht, and other cities, and the protests by families of those arrested during the past weeks’ uprisings in cities in the Province of Khuzestan. She urged the young people to take part and support these protests.
NCRI - A 24-year-old Kurdish citizen who is currently in prison has had the death sentence he was handed upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court. The political prisoner, Ramin Hossein Panahi from Iran’s Kurdish minority, has been on hunger strike since the end of January when he first learned of his charge.
NCRI - The Prime Minister of Yemen has stated that the ballistic missiles and drones currently being used by the Houthi militia to target Saudi Arabia are made by Iran.
Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr is the leader of the internationally recognised Yemeni government that was forced to flee in 2014 when the Iran-backed Houthis took over the capital.