Reported by PMOI/MEK
Iran, November 13, 2018 - Teachers in cities and towns across Iran are launching a new nationwide strike on Tuesday. The number of cities on strike are inceasing by the hour.
These cities include,Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz, Kermanshah, Yazd, Bushehr, Karaj, Ilam, Ardabil, Baneh, Saqqez, Marivan, Ivan Gharb, Saveh, Hamedan, Sanandaj, Shahin Shahr, Shahr-e Kord, Jolfa, Babol, Lamerd, Chaboksar, Nowshahr and many others are witnessing teachers refuse to show up in their classes.
Teachers are protesting the arrest of their colleagues, their own poor living conditions and living in poverty.
On October 14 and 15, teachers in dozens of cities launched a similar nationwide strike protesting poor living conditions, oppressive measures and authorities dispatching a large number of security units to schools and college campuses.
Alborz dist. Fatemeh school
Bushehr, Shariati school
In this new movement, the teachers are protesting their low paychecks and pensions, living in poverty, inflation, skyrocketing prices and decreasing purchasing power; not being authorized to establish independent organizations, lacking adequate insurance; authorities plundering the Teachers Fund; authorities refusing to implement the National Management Services Law since 2006 and many other plans that have remained merely on paper.
Hamadan, Rahman school
Iranshahr, Mandegar school
Karaj, Modar school
The protesting teachers are also demanding security guarantees for themselves and their colleagues, the release of imprisoned teachers, their charges dropped and being allowed to return to work.
Kermanshah, Farzanegan school
Khomeini shahr, Rajaie school
Kordistan, Saggez school
Sanandaj, Keshavarzi technical school
Shahre Kord, techical school #1
Tabriz, Sheikh Attar school