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Iran: workers, drivers stage protests in five different cities

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Workers are the most active branch of society in anti-regime protests
Workers are the most active branch of society in anti-regime protests

Aslaviya in Bushehr:
Workers of the Fars Petrochemical Engineering Company in Aslaviya of Bushehr in southern Iran staged a gathering on Saturday, March 17th, outside the company office protesting their low wages.

Farrokhshahr:
A number of workers in the Kuhrang Fallat Industrial Group in Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari rallied on Saturday, May 17th outside the company office demanding returning to work and receiving their insurance benefits.

Shahr-e Kord:
Workers of the Karoon Sugar Cube Company in this city held a rally outside the governor office and protested not being paid for the past three months.

Islam Shahr:
Workers of the Khalij Fars Company staged a gathering on Friday, May 16th, protesting their paychecks being delayed and a group of their colleagues being expelled from work.

Kermanshah:
Taxi drivers in this city rallied on Thursday, May 25th outside the taxi drivers’ organization office in this city, protesting low taxi rates and increasing gasoline prices.