Protest gathering, hundreds of Ahvaz National Steel Group workers
Iran Uprising -No. 86
On Thursday and Friday, February 22 and 23, the protests of noble workers and other deprived groups that were deprived of their basic rights continued in various cities of the country. The rising youth also expressed their disgust at the corrupt and criminal regime with various activities, including burning banners of images of Khamenei, the executioner of the Iranian people, and distributing pamphlets and writing slogans.
NCRI - The Iranian regime's security officials have arrested three other environmental activists in Bandar Lengeh, province of Hormozgan (southern Iran).
According to the state-run Tabnak news agency, three other environmental activists from the Lavardin Nature Conservation Institute detained by a security organization, apparently the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), were arrested in Bandar Lengeh late in February. The reasons for the detention of these environmentalists and their whereabouts are not clear.
Senior Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the United States House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chair of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats, and Judge Ted Poe (R-TX), Chair of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Non-Proliferation and Trade, met with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s former president has provided suggestions to the regime’s leader, Ali Khamenei, that their acceptance requires a change in the constitution and admission to inefficiency.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in a letter written to Khamenei on November 13 which was publicized two weeks later, warned that “the current conditions of the country have minimized the hope of realizing a better future through existing mechanisms.”
NCRI - Tehran’s Police Chief Hossein Rahimi describing the recent clashes said that the police could show harsher behaviors.
Officials of the Iranian regime have said that about 300 people have been arrested in recent clashes between police and dervishes in Golestan 7th neighbourhood, Pasdaran Avenue, in Tehran.
NCRI - When Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani issued a fatwa calling on all able-bodied Iraqis to defend their country against ISIS, a 100,000-strong fighting force, known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), emerged.
The PMF was made up of multiple volunteer Shiite militia groups that filled the void left by the collapsed Iraqi army, but some of these groups hid a dangerous sponsor: Iran.