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Iran: Power outage as temperatures soar over 50°C

Pre-school teachers held a protest rally in front of the provincial governor’s office in the city of Ahvaz
Pre-school teachers held a protest rally in front of the provincial governor’s office in the city of Ahvaz

Reported by PMOI/MEK

 

Iran, June 10, 2019At about 11 am on Saturday and while temperature soars to above 50° Celsius, half a dozen major cities across Iran witnessed power outages and piped water boiling, all resulting in massive public anger.

These conditions are experienced in a number of cities in the province of Khuzestan, southwest Iran, including Shush, Shadegan and Dasht-e Azadegan. Locals have been witnessing the hottest days this year with temperatures soaring around 50° Celsius.

 

 

Protest gathering of Golshahr residents

A group of residents in the city of Golshahr, central Iran, rallied on Saturday protesting the confiscation of their lands by regime authorities under the pretext of building a GTL Refinery.

 

 

Ahvaz pre-school teachers protest

On Saturday, a large group of pre-school teachers from across Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, held a protest rally in front of the provincial governor’s office in the city of Ahvaz. The protesters demanded unpaid wages and contracts for permanent job status.

 

 

Plundered investors in Tehran protest

Also on Saturday in the capital city Tehran, a group of plundered depositors of the Narmak Auto Company gathered in front of the company’s main office demanding their stolen deposit money that has been paid years ago. These protesters say they have paid deposits and down payments a long time ago to receive their automobiles, but the company keeps putting off the delivery date.

The protest turned violent when a company official went out in front of the protesters saying he is going to call the repressive forces to disperse the crowd. The protesters started to shout they either want their cars or their money back, which has been looted by the authorities.

 

 

Flood-ravaged students of Gorgan protest

A large group of flood-ravaged students in the city of Gorgan, northeast Iran, gathered on Saturday in front of the Evaluation Organization, protesting delays in their final exams.

 

 

 

 

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