Nationwide Fire Feast Campaign, Night Demonstrations in Tehran, Qazvin, Amol, Babol, Mashhad, Karaj, Sanandaj, Kamiyaran, and Malayer
On the night of March 13th, people held night demonstrations in various parts of Iran, including Tehran, Qazvin, Karaj, Hamedan, Kerman, Amol, Babol, Sanandaj, Mashhad, Kamiyaran, and Malayer as part of the nationwide fire feast campaign. Brave young people in Ekbatan, a town in Tehran, marched in the streets with slogans such as “We have come again, the uprising continues” and “Poverty, corruption and high prices; we march toward the regime’s overthrow”. Slogans of “Death to the dictator” could be heard echoing from the buildings of Ekbatan. In other areas of Tehran, including Sattarkhan, Aryashahr, and Tehranpars, young people gathered and marched in the streets with slogans such as “Death to Khamenei; Damned be Khomeini”, “Death to the dictator”, “Our table is empty, Khamenei is a murderer”, and “This year is the year of the sacrifice, Seyyed Ali (Khamenei) will be overthrown”.
Courageous youths also staged a night demonstration in Gohar Dasht of Karaj, with the slogan “Death to the dictator.” In Babol, Sanandaj, and Kamiyaran, young people protested in the streets by lighting fires and chanting “Death to Khamenei” and “Death to the dictator.” In Mashhad, Malayer, Amol, and Qazvin, especially brave women held night demonstrations with slogans such as “Death to Khamenei,” “Death to the dictator,” “Seyyed Ali is rootless, the uprising will not end,” and “Until the mullahs are overthrown, this homeland will not become a true homeland.” In Amol, people chanted “Death to the oppressor, be it the Shah or the Leader (Khamenei)” from the flyover.
In Kerman, rebel youth set fire to an infamous Basij base, and in Hamedan, they destroyed IRGC spy cameras. On Monday, people chanted “Death to Khamenei” and “Death to the child-killing regime” at the Beheshti metro station in Tehran. On Sunday night, the people of Tehran chanted slogans such as “Death to Khamenei,” “Death to the dictator,” and “Basiji, IRGC, you are our ISIS” from the buildings in the Narmak area and Bagheri town. In Hamedan, young rebels destroyed IRGC spy cameras while chanting “Death to the oppressor, be it the Shah or the Leader (Khamenei).”
On February 24th, the social headquarters of the MEK within Iran called for a “Nationwide Campaign of Fire Feast in connection with the uprising and democratic revolution of the Iranian people.” It emphasized the need to “light fires in memory of the martyrs and welcome Nowruz and the New Year with the goal of overthrowing the turbaned brutal Khamenei.” The statement also included the slogan, “The only response to the mullahs is fire”.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
March 14, 2023