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Statements: Iran protests

Iran: Strikes Sweep Through the Western Provinces

Iran: Strikes Sweep Through the Western Provinces

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, hailed the people staging strikes in Urmia, Kermanshah, Sanandaj, Mahabad, Saqqez, Baneh, Marivan, Oshnavieh, Paveh, Piranshahr, Sardasht, Bukan, Naghadeh, Javanrood, Kamyaran, Sarpol-e Zahab, Qasr-e Shirin, and Ghorveh. She also hailed all the people of the Iranian Kurdistan who have risen up in protest to the recent missile attacks and criminal executions. She once again called on the United Nations Security Council to stop the Iranian regime’s crimes against humanity.

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Iran: More Than a Thousand Arrests in August Protests; Call for Urgent Action to Release Prisoners

Iran: More Than a Thousand Arrests in August Protests; Call for Urgent Action to Release Prisoners

Iran Uprising - No. 208

Most arrests are carried out by plainclothes agents of IRGC and Khamenei office

According to reports from inside Iran, during the uprising in August, at least 1,000 young people and other protesters were arrested. According to the regime's interior minister, the uprising involved 27 cities and 13 provinces (IRNA news agency- August 21). In addition, many of those who were arrested during the January uprising and released on bail were again arrested and sentenced to long prison terms. In August, many young people, especially the PMOI supporters, were arrested in many other cities like Yazd, Behshahr, Birjand and Ganaveh.

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IRAN: Sugar Cane Continue Strike, Residents of Marivan Protest

IRAN: Sugar Cane Continue Strike, Residents of Marivan Protest

Iran Uprising - No. 206

On Monday, August 20, 500 workers from different parts of the Haft Tapeh sugar cane factory continued their strike for the third day in a row. They are protesting non-payment of at least three months of their salaries and benefits, and failure to materialize deceptive promises of company directors, including the hiring of daily paid workers, as well as the employer's refusal to pay their premium to the social security account and the separation and sale of agricultural land and industrial estates. Workers demand the formation of independent labor councils.

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IRAN: Shoe Makers Bazaar on Strike for the Second Day

IRAN: Shoe Makers Bazaar on Strike for the Second Day

Iran Uprising -No. 205

The shopkeepers in the shoe makers Bazaar in Vahid, Azam and Kamali malls along Tehran's 15th Khordad Avenue continued their strikes for the second day on Sunday.

The strike began on Saturday in protest against the unprecedented cost of raw materials for shoe production. Shopkeepers in Sepahsalar, Mousavi and Manouchehr Khani markets also joined the shoemakers’ strike.

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Iran: Widespread Demonstrations and Protests in Tehran and Other Cities

Iran: Widespread Demonstrations and Protests in Tehran and Other Cities

Iran Uprising - No. 203

On Sunday, August 5, on the 112th anniversary of the Constitutional Revolution, despite the undeclared martial law and the heavy presence of repressive forces who had surrounded the 1st Circle of Gohardasht of Karaj, the brave youth demonstrated below the “Shohada” bridge around midnight, and by chanting “Death to the Dictator”, caught the regime by surprise.

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