NCRI - The Iranian regime's security forces attacked the workers of two companies in central Iran with “batons and tear gas” followed by beating and mayhem of the workers.
On Tuesday September 19, a number of workers of two factories, Azarab and Hepco, staged protest gathering at two different locations in the city of Arak. Workers of Azarab Company closed the main Arak-Tehran road and demanded the authorities pay attention to their protest when the Special Forces attacked them. According to the report, workers of Hepco Company also blocked Arak’s railway line.
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NCRI - On Friday, September 8, 2017. A number of civil rights activists were arrested in the city of Kermanshah Western Iran, following a protest gathering against the killing of porters carrying goods across the border, this gathering was also to support the ongoing protests in other major cities in western Iran which have started earlier this week as follows:
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NCRI - On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, people held rally in front of the Parliament of Iran to protest against the condition of a labor activist and a member of the boards of The Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (SWTSBC) who have been imprisoned.
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NCRI - The workers of the two Hepco and Azar-Water factories in Arak held separate gatherings on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 in protest against the uncertainty about their unpaid wages in front of the governorate building in Markazi province and the martyrs square in Arak.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s parliament approved on Sunday most of the ministerial candidates introduced by Hassan Rouhani. The new cabinet includes sixteen members with a background in the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC), the main force responsible for repression and killings inside Iran and export of terrorism to countries of the region.
NCRI - On Tuesday, 22 August 2017, hundreds of Iranian retirees from across the country gathered outside the Iranian regime's parliament protesting difficult living conditions.
NCRI - The state-run ILNA News on August 12, 2017, reported that a group of metalworkers of a cooperative company staged protest against the hindrance of delivery for apartments of which their contracts were singed a long time ago.
According to the workers, Hasa-1 was the contractor who was responsible for assigning 42 residential units to these workers in the 6th phase of Parand City. This contractor has broken the promise and not delivered the apartments yet.
NCRI - The nurses’ nationwide protests were held on Sunday, August 6, 2017, in accordance with previous calls in front of the Ministry of Health and Universities of Medical Sciences in Tehran and other cities across Iran.
Nurses launched the rally to protest against a plan called “Training Hospital Nurses.”
NCRI - The workers' union of the Haft Tape Sugar Cane Company announced in a statement on August 4, 2017 that 40 workers from the company were summoned to court by the Judiciary of the city of Shush (south-west Iran). The workers’ union said that these 40 workers are told to attend the court on Sunday, August 6.
According to reports, a number of other workers are also summoned to the security forces for interrogation.