Statements: Iran protests
International call to support the protesters and release those arrested
Hundreds of retirees staged a demonstration outside the Labor Ministry in Tehran on Monday, August 26, 2019. The protest was held despite the regime’s repressive measures. A number of protesters, especially those taking pictures and videos, were detained.
Continued political arrests and the need for immediate action to release prisoners and visiting prisons
Revolutionary Guard Hassan Abbasi, in an interview with the state television, acknowledged that during the uprising of 2018, about 4,600 young people were arrested by repressive forces. He rejected the possibility of any "velvet revolution" or "color revolution" in Iran, and said: "What happened in 2018 was 4500-4600 of these young people in the street who were arrested." (Ofogh state TV, June 1, 2019)
Condemn the repressive regime and take urgent action for the release of detained teachers
On the occasion of Teachers’ Day large groups of teachers and academics staged protests today in dozens of cities and towns across Iran. They chanted, “Our suffering is your suffering, people join us”, “Teachers are in jail, plunderers are at large”, “Detained teachers must be released” and “Workers, teachers, unite, unite”. Impressive number of women were among protesters.
Call for urgent action to free those arrested, condemn regime’s anti-worker policies
A big number of workers, deprived and plundered individuals gathered today May 1, the World day of Labour, in front of the mullahs’ parliament chanting slogans “Workers, teachers, students, unite, unite”, “High prices, inflation, our people’s plague”, “Government traitor, parliament supporter”,” Our pain is your pain, O people join us” and “Down with the worker, hail to the oppressor” to protest against anti-worker policies of the mullahs’ regime.
Iran Flood - No. 9
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi: The facilities of the army and the IRGC should be made available to the people to save the flood victims
On Friday, April 12, 2019, angry people and youth in Malashiyeh in Ahvaz (Khuzestan province) protested against the presence of IRGC commander Mohammad Reza Naghdi in the area, chanting “Get lost, Ahvaz will remain free”, forcing him to leave.
Iran: Sit-In Protest by, Railway Workers and Bus Company Drivers in Tehran and Various Other Provinces
Teachers and educators in Tehran and other provinces of the country, including Khorasan Razavi - West Azarbaijan - Zanjan - Khuzestan - Mazandaran - Kurdistan - Kermanshah - Alborz - Hamedan - Isfahan - Yazd - Qazvin - South Khorasan and East Azarbaijan have taken part in a sit-in protest today demanding unpaid salaries’ of the past few months.