NCRI - 12 million workers are currently employed under a short-term contract in Iran .The head of the union of contract workers, Fathollah Bayat announced on Monday, July 17.
According to the state-run Mehr News, Bayat referred to the poor condition of job contracts, stating that, "More than 13 million insured workers are currently working and 12 million of them hold short-term job contracts."
The groundswell of popular dissent against regime’s crackdown
The murder of Asghar Nahvipour, a young Iranian athlete, by regime’s security force in a metro station of Shahre Rey, south of Tehran, has raised a wave of rage across the country. This incident took place on Saturday, July 15th when Nahvipour protested and attacked a mullah seen harassing a number of young women under the bogus pretext of “improper hijab”. Eyewitness say he was fired at point blank range by the police while yelling, “We don’t want these mullahs. We don’t want this Islam. What kind of a country is this? What kind of Islam is this?”
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that two Iranian men who worked with someone pardoned by President Barack Obama have been charged with hacking a Vermont software company and stealing software that does aerodynamic analysis and design for bullets and GPS-guided artillery shells, the Associated Press reported.
NCRI - A christian political prisoner called Ebrahim Fiouzi, in Gohardasht prison located in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, went on hunger strike to protest the pressures on his fellow christian inmates.
He wrote in his letter:
NCRI - The state-run Mehr News on July 15, 2017, wrote, "The inactive population has reached over 61% in Iran."
Mehr News admitted that most of Iran's inactive population consists of young and educated people. The news reads, "The educated population is dissatisfied with the conditions of the job market. In fact, these people have stopped looking for a job due to despair or their struggle to find the right job has failed."
NCRI - The Kuwaiti daily newspaper, Al-Seyassah quoted one of the top Kuwaiti officials on Monday, reporting that 14 Kuwaiti citizens who had been convicted of forming a group linked to the Iran regime, succeeded to flee into Iran with high-speed boats. In fact, they escaped hours after the Kuwaiti Supreme Court convicted them of planning to attack the Kuwaiti government and sentenced them to long-term imprisonment. The members of this group were charged with importing and storing explosives, weapons, and ammunition and having illegal eavesdropping devices.
Shahin Gobadi, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran comments on the designation of 18 entities and individuals affiliated with the Iranian regime for their role in exporting terrorism and in the drive to proliferate ballistic missiles and underscores that todays’ measure has to be complimented by designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity.
NCRI - The presence of counterfeit drugs in the Iranian market is not a phenomenon that has recently been discovered. But this time, the Iranian regime’s Director General for Drug Monitoring and Evaluation has spoken about behind the scene import and distribution of these false prescription drugs. Experts have previously warned about the side effects of taking these drugs.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s Chief of the General command of the Armed Forces expressed his fear of the sanctions and blacklisting the Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a terrorist entity and resorted to empty threats against the U.S. forces in the region.
NCRI - The nightmare of human rights violations in Mosul is escalating once again. The residents are remembering how Hashid al-Sha’bi treated the civilians of liberated cities.
“These abuses have reached a point that live civilians are thrown off heights, and then they are fired upon. Aggressive measures reminding all of ISIS’ killings in Tikrit’s Spyker base,” Sky News TV Arabic broadcasted on July 16th regarding Iran’s militias.