News: Iran protests
By Mohammad Sadat Khansari
Iranian bakery workers in Dezful, Khuzestan province, held a protest rally on Sunday, June 16, according to local reports. The workers, numbering at about 150, protested against the failure of the regime’s local bakers association to pay their wages. The protesters gathered in front of the building of the Aid, Labor and Social Welfare Organization in Dezful.
By Shahriar Kia
Residents of the impoverished city of Zahedan, southeastern Iran, have attacked and clashed with the brutal plainclothes agents of the Iranian regime for killing a young Balochi man.
The repressive forces called for backup and fired shots in the air trying to disperse the crowd, fearing that the protest could draw more protesters and turn into larger unrest.
By Shahriar Kia
Local fishermen in the city of Chabahar, southeast Iran, held a rally on Thursday protesting Chinese troll vessels in the 12-mile area of the coast.
The semi-official ILNA news agency wrote, “A group of fishermen from Sistan and Baluchistan Province were protesting Chinese troll vessels entering the waters used by small fishing boats and larger vessels belonging to locals.”
By Staff Writer
Iranian university students held a defiant protest against the regime on Monday in Tehran over restrictions on what female students are allowed to wear on campus.
A large number of Tehran University students held a rally on Monday morning, protesting the regime’s oppressive policies under the pretext of hijab regulations on campus.