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News: Iranian society

An Unprecedented Rise in the Number of Child Labour in Iran

An Unprecedented Rise in the Number of Child Labour in Iran

By Amir Taghati

According to a state expert, close to a quarter of Iran’s population are rural residents, and consequently, there is an increasing rate of child labour witnessed as Kolbars (humans used as carriers) and vendors (selling items in the street).

According to official government reports, there are nearly 2 million child workers in Iran now, and according to “unofficial reports, 7 million”.

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Poverty in Iran Leads Children to Search Through Rubbish

Poverty in Iran Leads Children to Search Through Rubbish

By Staff Writer

One Iranian man died in Shiraz on October 21 after eating rotten food from a trashcan, a chilling example of the prevalence of poverty in Iran. Many in Iran are now so poor that they have to resort to digging through the garbage to find food to eat or resources to sell on, including young children.

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Iran: Major Health Concerns Over Cell Towers

Iran: Major Health Concerns Over Cell Towers

‌By Amir Taghati

For the past two decades, more and more Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) have been erected to keep up with the increasing demand for high speed internet and data services. However, there are major concerns about the effect that this equipment is having on public health.

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Iran: Four Decades of War Against the People

Iran: Four Decades of War Against the People

Mohammad Sadat Khansari

Since the 1979 revolution, the people of Iran have been victims of the illegitimate leadership that has been destroying the country and its reputation.

The Iranian people were hopeful that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini would deliver on his promises. But it was not to be. The people have remained hopeful over the years but it was all for nothing. They have been subjected to suppression and oppression and it has become clear that the people will never be put first.

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Iranian Regime in Trouble as Top Officials Point to Chaos in the Ranks

Iranian Regime in Trouble as Top Officials Point to Chaos in the Ranks

By Amir Taghati

The widespread discontent of the Iranian people towards the ruling clerical regime is continuing and the regime is realising that its tactics to silence the people into submission and silence are not working. The people are very clear in their demands for regime change and they have been highly critical of key figures including President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. During protests and demonstrations, people have been heard chanting “Down with the regime”, “Death to Rouhani” and “Death to the Supreme Leader”.

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