Angry locals in Andimeshk clash with state policeMarch 21, 2019 - Tensions began flaring in the two cities of Dezful and Andimeshk of Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, as locals were seen clashing Wednesday afternoon with state police and members of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Basij paramilitary forces, only hours before the beginning of the Iranian calendar new year. Reports show a number of regime agents were beaten by the protesters.
At least four cities in Iran reporting new protests
March 17, 2019 - As we inch closer to Nowruz, the Iranian calendar New Year, people from all sectors of the Iranian society are holding protest rallies demanding delayed paychecks to at least provide a portion of their families’ necessities.
Strikes, protests continuing in cities across Iran
March 15, 2018 - As the regime in Tehran continues to destroy Iran’s economy for 40 years and counting, more people from all walks of life are holding protest rallies throughout the country.
On Thursday, a large number of contract employees of phase 12 in the South Pars gas field (located between the cities of Kangan and Asaluyeh, southern Iran), currently working in the 9th oil refinery, help a protest rally once gain. They are demanding delayed paychecks and pensions.
“… Our due paychecks and pensions must be paid prior to the [Iranian calendar] New Year [on March 21] so we can go home without feeling ashamed,” said one protesting worker. These protests are now expanding to the country’s energy sector, raising concerns and eyebrows among the ruling regime.
Protests, strikes reported in numerous large cities
March 13, 2019 - Reports from across indicate people from all walks of life across Iran staged a variety of protests and strikes on Wednesday, making their demands heard loud and clear and continuing to protest the regime’s destructive policies.
Municipality employees in the town of Towheed in Ilam Province, western Iran, held a rally protesting not receiving their paychecks for the past six months. They were seen holding a large sign reading, “We the Towheed municipality employees have not received our paychecks for the past six months. Please see to our requests. We can no longer raise our heads before our families.”
People from various branches protesting across Iran
March 13, 2019 - Tuesday became yet another day that people from all walks of life across Iran were expressing their demands in increasing protests. Many workers in different sectors of the country’s economy are protesting long delays in receiving their paycheck. All the while, regime officials and their children are enriching themselves through embezzlement and corruption.
Protest reports from Isfahan, Tehran and other cities
March 10, 2019 - Following a week of a variety of protests reported from dozens of cities across the country, especially a three-day nationwide teachers strike, Sunday witnessed more such rallies in a number of major Iranian cities.
Teachers, educators across Iran protesting poor living conditions, low pay
March 7, 2019 - Teachers and educators in numerous cities across responded to a call for rallies across the country, protesting poor living conditions, low paychecks and pensions, and authorities intensifying security measures on campuses and school grounds. Another demand constantly raised by the teachers is the release of their colleagues who have been unjustly jailed by the authorities.
Protesting teachers held demonstrations in front of offices of the education ministry in several cities, including Shiraz, Mashhad, Qazvin, Kermanshah, Urmia and Ardebil
At least nine protests reported in numerous cities of Iran
March 6, 2019 - As teachers successfully held a three-day nationwide strike and plan to stage a demonstration on Thursday, people from all walks of life in different cities took to the streets on Wednesday in various gatherings protesting the regime’s unjust policies.
Hundreds of steel mill retirees in Isfahan, central Iran, held a rally and marched through the city towards the Isfahan Province governor’s office, protesting low pensions and officials’ refusal to respond to their demands.
March 5, 2019 - As teachers throughout Iran continue their third consecutive day of a nationwide strike on Tuesday, cities from across the country are reporting a variety of protests by people from all branches of the Iranian society.
In Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, college students of the Mazandaran Tech University protested low food quality at the self-service cafeteria.
Third consecutive day of protests by teachers in several Iranian cities
On Tuesday, teachers in at least 25 Iranian cities held the third day of their sit-in protests from early hours in the morning. The teachers, who began their sit-in on Sunday, are fighting for their most basic demands, including low wages, inefficient insurance plans, poor living conditions and very poor management of the education sector.
As economic conditions in Iran continue to decline, Iranian teachers are faced with worsening living conditions. Government corruption and the declining value of the rial have played a major role in making the lives of Iranian teachers and other public sector employees harder. Despite the increasing inflation rates in Iran, the salaries of teachers and other government employees have not changed. In the past months, this situation has triggered various protests by working and retired government workers.
Cities throughout Iran reporting a variety of protests
March 4, 2019 - As teachers are continuing their new round of a nationwide strike on this second day, a variety of protests are being reported by people from all walks of life in cities checkered across Iran.
Sit-In protest by railway workers and bus company drivers in various Iranian protests
March 3, 2019 - Teachers and educators in Tehran and other provinces of the country, including Khorasan Razavi - West Azarbaijan - Zanjan - Khuzestan - Mazandaran - Kurdistan - Kermanshah - Alborz - Hamedan - Isfahan - Yazd - Qazvin - South Khorasan and East Azarbaijan have taken part in a sit-in protest today demanding unpaid salaries’ of the past few months.