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Iran: Protest gathering of teachers, academicians in Tehran and other Iranian cities

Shiraz; teachers' protest demanding better living condition
Shiraz; teachers' protest demanding better living condition

/ , , May 10, 2018 – A widespread teachers' protest was reported on Thursday, May 10 in major cities of . Based on an advance preparation and pre-called for, teachers and academicians demonstrated in front of the Budget and Planning Organization in the capital city Tehran and in front of offices of education ministries in other cities including Isfahan, Kermanshah, Shiraz, Sari, Kazerun, Khorram-Abad, Mamasani, Behbahan and Saqqez which covers most of the central, southern and western part of the country.




In Tehran, the repressive state security forces known as SSF, attacked the teachers' rally using batons and other means to beat and harass the protesters. Reports indicate that a number of protesters were arrested.


In Kazerun, southern , teachers and academicians rally chanting "Free the detained teacher."


In the city of Mamasani, also in the southern part of the country, teachers and the people rallied in front of the education ministry office saying "the teacher's place is in the classroom not behind the wheels of taxis."













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