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New protests reported in cities across Iran

Reported by PMOI/ MEK

 

Iran, Dec. 14, 2018 - More reports of protests, strikes, and gatherings are reported from a variety of cities throughout Iran. On Thursday, teachers and their students in Hamedan, farmers in Isfahan, college students in Tehran, unemployed youths in Rafsanjan and bus drivers in Khuzestan Province were reported to hold numerous rallies.

 

 

In Kerman, south-central Iran, clients of the Caspian credit firm, associated closely to the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), held a rally demanding their stolen savings returned.

“Where is the people’s money?”

“Release the people’s savings”

“Justice must be served”

“Iranians, rise and uproot cruelty and plundering”

“No one is thinking about us”

 

 

Caspian credit firm clients rallying in Kerman, south-central Iran

Caspian credit firm clients rallying in Kerman, south-central Iran

 

 

Caspian credit firm clients rallying in Kerman, south-central Iran

Caspian credit firm clients rallying in Kerman, south-central Iran

 

In Borujerd, western Iran, municipality workers were seen rallying outside the city’s town hall demanding their delayed paychecks. These workers have not been paid for the past nine months.

 

In Hamedan, also in western Iran, teachers and their students held a rally on Thursday, voicing their protests against the regime’s state TV. The teachers and students raised signs reading:

“Why hasn’t state TV covered the just demands of the country’s teachers for the past twenty years?”

“State TV censors the truth”

“Teachers’ images are being tarnished and destroyed”

“State TV is spreading widespread propaganda in favor of mafia-controlled education institutions”

 

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

 

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

 

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

 

 

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

Teachers and students holding a protest rally in Hamedan

 

Farmers in the central Iranian city of Isfahan rallied at Golzar Mosque, raising their demands regarding the rejuvenation of the local Zayanderud River. State parties, including the IRGC, have been diverting the river waters for their own personal interests and military projects.

 

Farmers’ protest rally in Isfahan

Farmers’ protest rally in Isfahan

 

Farmers’ protest rally in Isfahan

Farmers’ protest rally in Isfahan

 

Students staying at the Science & Industries University in Tehran rallied on Thursday, protesting poor food quality. Saying the food was literally raw, many of the students were seen placing their trays on the ground in a sign of their protests. Iranian authorities use college campus budgets for their own purposes, leaving the students to suffer.

 

Tehran’s Science & Industries University students protesting poor food quality

Tehran’s Science & Industries University students protesting poor food quality

 

A large group of unemployed youths rallied on Thursday in the city of Rafsanjan, located in central Iran. Their protests were staged at the entrance of the local Sarcheshme Copper Factory. The young men were protesting the authorities’ practice of hiring non-locals and paying them far less than any local worker.

 

Rafsanjan – Unemployed youths protesting how authorities of a local copper factory are refusing to hire them while hiring locals at very low rates

Rafsanjan – Unemployed youths protesting how authorities of a local copper factory are refusing to hire them while hiring locals at very low rates

 

In Khuzestan Province, bus drivers of the National Steel Group in Ahvaz went on strike on Wednesday, protesting delays in their paychecks and their insurance booklets not being extended for the past three months.

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