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Statements: Iran protests

Truck drivers’ strike, despite the arrest of a large number of them, entered its third week

Truck drivers’ strike, despite the arrest of a large number of them, entered its third week

Iran Uprising - 211

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi's call to support the strikers and take immediate action to release the arrested

On Sunday, October 6, the powerful strike of thousands of drivers of heavy trucks and truckers, despite the constant threats and deceptive promises and strike-breaking actions of the regime, as well as the arrest of a large number of them, entered its third week.

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Iran Regime Threatens Striking Truckers to Execution

Iran Uprising - No. 210

Maryam Rajavi hails the strikers, calls for supporting them

The nationwide strike of the truckers, which has entered its second week, has intensified the crisis inside the clerical regime whose leaders have been horrified from its continuation and spread. In this regard, Khamenei sent Chief Prosecutor General Montazeri to the scene to threaten the strikers to execution. Montazeri said:

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Strike of Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers Across Iran

Iran Uprising- No. 209

On Sunday, September 23, truck drivers and heavy vehicle drivers went on strike across 136 cities in 31 provinces of Iran. They refused to move and load goods; as a result, the main terminals of the country were shut down. This strike followed the general strike of truck and heavy vehicle drivers in May and July this year. Fuel-supplying tanker drivers also joined the strike in some cities like Tabriz, Kerman, Bandar Abbas, Arak.

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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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