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Tehran & other cities across Iran witnessing increasing protests

Reported by PMOI/MEK

 

Iran, Dec. 17, 2018 - More cities across Iran are witnessing a variety of protests staged by people from all walks of life.

 

 

In Tehran, clients of the Caspian credit firm (associated with the Revolutionary Guards – IRGC) were seen rallying on Sunday outside the Iranian regime’s public prosecutor’s office. These protesters are demanding their stolen savings returned and chanting:

“Result of officials’ work: Plundering/embezzlement”

“Hands behind the scenes, what have you done with our money?”

“Neither the ruler [Khamenei] nor the government [Rouhani], are thinking about the people”

 

Caspian credit firm clients protesting on Sunday in Tehran

Caspian credit firm clients protesting on Sunday in Tehran

 

Farmers of Isfahan, central Iran, continued their protest rallies demanding their share of local river waters for their farmlands. Their latest gathering on Sunday was held outside the city cleric’s office, known as the representative of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Reports indicate the women of Isfahan played a major in this rally.

 

 

The fourth round of strikes staged by the Farabi petrochemical workers, beginning last Tuesday, continued on Sunday as the workers are demanding the recognition of their occupation difficulties and officials paying their paychecks without any delays.

 

Farabi petrochemical workers staging their fourth round of strikes

Farabi petrochemical workers staging their fourth round of strikes

 

Around 500 workers of the Borujerd municipality in western Iran continued their protests for the sixth consecutive day outside the mayor’s office. They were heard chanting against the city council members and demanding their paychecks that have been delayed for the past 9 months.

 

 

Borujerd municipality workers holding a protest rally

Borujerd municipality workers holding a protest rally

 

 

Youths seeking jobs in the city of Rafsanjan, central Iran, and the nearby towns held a gathering protesting the policy of a hiring non-locals for the city’s Sarcheshme copper factory at far lower wages.

A similar protest rally was held in the city of Pariz near Sirjan in Kerman Province, south-central Iran.

 

Protest rallies by youths seeking work in Rafsanjan & Pariz

Protest rallies by youths seeking work in Rafsanjan & Pariz

 

Students of Urmia University in northwest Iran were seen on Sunday protesting poor food quality in the campus’ self-service section.

Urmia University students protesting low food quality

Urmia University students protesting low food quality

 

At least 400 employees of the Shiraz Long-Distance Communications Industries rallied on Sunday outside the governor’s office demanding their delayed pensions.

“After 12 years, we still have not received our pensions when we were working. What kind of logic is this that the demands of 1,226 retired employees are not provided for after such a long period. They continuously find new excuses about having various crises. Didn’t they close down the factory in 2006 due to various problems? Didn’t they simply lay off the workers?”

 

Municipality workers of the Kut Abdullah district in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, were seen protesting on Sunday, demanding their paychecks that have been delayed for the past 6 months and their pensions that have been delayed for the past 14 months. This rally was held outside the city council building.

 

Kut Abdullah district municipality workers protesting in Ahvaz

Kut Abdullah district municipality workers protesting in Ahvaz

 

 

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