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At Least Two Demonstrators in Kazerun Were Killed by the Guards’ Firing، a Large Number Wounded and Arrested

Two Demonstrators in Kazeroun Were Killed

Iran Uprising - No. 157

The clashes spread over a large part of the city and the police station was burnt down

Following the demonstration of people of Kazerun on Wednesday May 16, the intelligence and security forces of the regime arrested a large number of people of the city, especially the youth. Hundreds of people gathered in front of the police and security forces centers and called for the release of the detainees. Mullah Khorsand, the Friday Imam of the regime in Kazerun, went to the scene to deceive the protesters and disperse them, but the people heckled him and he fled.

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Iran: Protests Continue in City of Kazerun

Protests in Kazerun

Iran Uprising-No. 155

Protesters chanted: “Our enemy is right here, they falsely claim it is the U.S.”; “Beware of the day we will be armed”

NCRI – Residents of the city of Kazerun in southwestern Iran returned to the streets on Wednesday, May 16, to continue their protest against plans to change the city’s boundaries.

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Iran: Workers Strike in Cities of Arak, Haft Tapeh and Gachsaran

Workers Strike in Cities of Arak, Haft Tapeh and Gachsaran

Iran Uprising - No. 154

On Monday, May 14, the workers of the Heavy Equipment Production Company (HEPCO), Arak, stopped working for the second day in protest of the failure to get their arrears and their very harsh livelihood conditions and the failure to implement the deceptive promises of the government employer. The strikers closed the Arak railroad to Tehran and hung black flag at the entrance of the factory as a sign of mourning. Yesterday one of the workers in the factory who was so hurt by the pressures, intended to commit suicide but was saved by his colleagues.

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Strike in Tehran Bazaars

Iran-Strike in Tehran Bazaars

Iran Uprising - No. 153

On Monday, May 14, large sections of the Tehran bazaar, including the apparel market known as the Kuwaiti bazaar, the shoemaker bazaar, the shop owners of the Sadaf Passage, shop owners of a number of sections of the Cyrus Street, the mobile phone market in the Charsoo market and the Aladdin Passage in Hafez Street, went on strike. This protest movement was followed by a strike on Saturday by marketers and currency traders, while intelligence agents of the regime threatened many marketers over strike and closing their shops.

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Teachers Protesting Across Iran: “Free Political Prisoners”

Teachers Protesting Across Iran

Iran Uprising -No. 152

This morning, Thursday, May 10th, the working and retired educators in at least 32 cities in different parts of the country, including Tehran, Arak, Qazvin, Zanjan, Kermanshah, Isfahan, Homayoun Shahr, Shiraz, Mamasani, Shahreza, Shahrekord, Mashhad, Bojnourd, Birjand, Kazeroun, Saghez, Baneh, Sanandaj, Dehgolan, Marivan, Mahabad, Ghorveh, Ziviah, Divandareh, Tabriz, Rasht, Sari, Khoram Abad, Behbahan, Bandar Abbas, Bushehr and Hamedan, staged gatherings in protest to very low salaries, difficult livelihood and deprivation of minimum job benefits including efficient health insurance, and lack of job security and disregard for their demands.

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Iran: Strikes Continues for 23rd Day in Baneh Despite Repressive Measures

Iran: Strikes Continues for 23rd Day in Baneh Despite Repressive Measures

Iran Uprising – No. 151

On Monday, in spite of hollow promises and repressive measures undertaken by the Iranian regime, shopkeepers and marketers in the western city of Baneh continued their strike for the twenty-third to protest at closing of borders and raising tariffs and extortions from border porters and small businesses.

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