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Iran; Farmers gather in Isfahan to protest lack of water


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Iran, Isfahan, March 24, 2018 – Based on a previous call, hundreds of farmers from cities and towns around the central city of Isfahan gathered at the iconic Pol e-Khajoo (Khajoo Bridge) in the center of the city to join other farmers to protest a plan by the government to dry up the once major and great river in Isfahan.
This river has been running in Isfahan for past thousands of years and Khajoo Bridge, a historical structure was built more than 400 years ago.
The gathering of the farmers to mark their protest took place on Friday, March 23rd, despite a heavy police presence to prevent the gathering to form.