Teachers’ placards: “Free imprisoned teachers!”, “Teachers, rise up to eliminate discrimination”
In addition to Tehran, the protest move took place in Sanandaj, Marivan, Saqqez, Sardasht, Kermanshah, Isfahan, Shiraz, Hamedan, Mashhad, Torbat Heydarieh, Rasht, Sari, Ahwaz, Khorramshahr, Tabriz, Qazvin, Najafabad, Jiroft, Qom, Karaj, Gheer-o Karzin, Bandar Gaz, Bandar Torkman, Agh Ghela and Aliabad, as well as in the provinces of Golestan, Mazandaran and Khuzistan outside the Department of Education or the Governor’s Office.
Young photographer arrested
Following the call by teachers’ associations to stage nationwide demonstrations, teachers and faculty of education staged protests in Tehran and other cities on October 8. The gatherings on the International Teachers’ Day (October 5) and in protest to “the continuation and escalation of summoning, harassment, arrest and imprisonment of teachers”, the trampling of their most basic rights by the ruling religious fascism, and “the ineptitude of the Education Ministry in fulfilling its duty of educating and fostering.”
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