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Statements: Iran protests

Iran: Teachers' Nationwide Strike

Iran: Teachers' Nationwide Strike

Iran Uprising - No. 222

From Tuesday morning, November 13, noble teachers refused to attend school classes and went to sit-ins in schools. The strike comes at a time when the repressive forces tried to intimidate them after the nationwide sit-in of last month by arresting and summoning teachers and issuing various threats.

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Continued Protests of Truckers, Workers, Merchants and Farmers Across Iran

Continued Protests of Truckers, Workers, Merchants and Farmers Across Iran

Iran Uprising - No. 221

Mrs. Rajavi hails the strikers and says that as long as this regime is in power, poverty, inflation and unemployment will continue

On Saturday, November 10, heavy truck drivers and truckers continued their strike in different cities throughout the country for the tenth day of the new round. Earlier in the months of June, August and September, they were striking because of the severe living conditions, low freight rates, high cost of spare parts, severe insurance conditions, and so on. October strike lasted 21 days.

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Second Day of Market Merchants’ Strike on the Market, Fifth Day of Farmers’ Strike, and Sixth Day of Truck Drivers’ Strike

Second Day of Market Merchants’ Strike on the Market, Fifth Day of Farmers’ Strike, and Sixth Day of Truck Drivers’ Strike

Iran Uprising –No. 220

Ms. Rajavi: Supporting strikers is a patriotic duty and as a protection of the rights of all people

Today, November 6, 2018, the strike of market merchants in large parts of Tehran and many other cities of Iran continued for the second consecutive day in spite of repressive and deterrent measures of intelligence and police forces.

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Iran: The Fourth Round of Truck Drivers’s Strike in Different Provinces of the Country

Iran: The Fourth Round of Truck Drivers’s Strike in Different Provinces of the Country

Iran Uprising - No. 219

From the morning of Thursday, November 1, the fourth round of strike of heavy truck drivers started, and covered vast sections of the country. Drivers from different provinces including Tehran, Isfahan, Khuzestan, West Azarbaijan, East Azarbaijan, Khorasan Razavi, South Khorasan, North Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Fars, Kermanshah, Kerman, Hamedan, Golestan, Zanjan, Semnan, Hormozgan and others stopped working.

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Despite Suppressive Measures Throngs of People From Across Iran Flock to Pasargad

Despite Suppressive Measures Throngs of People From Across Iran Flock to Pasargad

Iran Uprising - 218 - Pasargad

Suppressive forces cordon off streets, arrest numerous young people and impound vehicles

Despite suppressive measures by the mullahs' regime, throngs of people from Iranian cities and provinces flocked to Pasargad on October 29 to commemorate Cyrus the Great. On Sunday evening and Monday morning, there was heavy traffic, in particular on the roads leading to Pasargad, in Fars Province.

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Flogging and Prison Sentence for 15 Hepco Hardworking Workers

Flogging and Prison Sentence for 15 Hepco Hardworking Workers

Iran Uprising - 217

Calling on the International Labor Organization (ILO) and labor unions to condemn the mullahs' anti-worker regime

The clerical regime’s judiciary in the city of Arak, in a five-year suspended sentence, in order to intimidate protesting and striking workers, condemned 15 Hepco workers to 74 lashes and one to two years in prison for their protest rally in June of last year.

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Iran: Crack Down on Teachers, Abduction of Activist Educator

Iran: Crack Down on Teachers, Abduction of Activist Educator

Iran Uprising - No. 216

Call for taking immediate action to release the detained teachers

Following the nationwide sit-in protest of teachers on October 14 and 15, the mullahs’ regime has intensified the crackdown on educators in fear of continuing strikes and protests. The Ministry of Intelligence and the IRGC Security and Intelligence departments in various provinces across the country have arrested or summoned a number of teachers and filed a case for them.

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