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Workers blocked a train route in Rafsanjan; More protests and strikes in other Iranian cities

Rafsanjan – Protesting workers blocked the rail-road track
Rafsanjan – Protesting workers blocked the rail-road track

Reported by PMOI/MEK

 

Iran, Aug. 9, 2018 - On Wednesday 8th of August, workers of the Ahmadabad-Rafsanjan train company shut down the railway, protesting unpaid salaries. The protesting workers were carrying banners and handwritten papers which read: “We are hungry!”, “There is no bread on our tables!”, and “We don’t have job security.”

 

Sardasht: City workers start a gathering in protest to not receiving their paychecks

On Wednesday morning, a group of city workers of the Sardasht municipality stopped working in protest to not having received their wages and lack of insurance. One of the workers said that they owe their relatives and friends and local businesses money for months. The worker added: “Considering the inflation, can the authorities live a few months without payment? How do they expect us to have patience and be silent?”

 

Naqadeh: Sugar beet farmers gather in protest in the sugar factory

On Wednesday sugar beet farmers gathered in protest in Naqadeh’s sugar factory. The protesting farmers demand to be given their stolen money but the corrupt executives of the factory say there is no money at this time.

 

Naqadeh: Sugar beet farmers gather in protest in sugar factory

Naqadeh: Sugar beet farmers gather in protest in the sugar factory

 

 

Mashhad: Victims of Padideh Shandiz gather in protest

The victims of the state-backed Padideh Shandiz financial institution in Mashhad continued their sit-in for the seventh consecutive day. The protesting victims declared that they will continue their sit-in until all their goals are achieved.

It’s important to know that yesterday while the Padideh Shandiz victims were protesting in their sit-in in Mashhad, Iranian regime’s agents tried to detain a few of the protesters. But the oppressive move backlashed. The protesters resisted the arrest and the Iranian regime’s agents were forced to back off.

 

Mashhad: Train workers’ strike continues

In Mashhad, train workers continued their strike in protest to not receiving paychecks for four months and their insurance. They prevented the train of Mashhad to Sari from departing.

 

Mashhad: Train workers’ strike continues

Mashhad: Train workers’ strike continues

 

 

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