Iran: Angry Mineworkers Attack Rouhani's Car

Workers and families of mineworkers killed in the mine explosion in Golestan Province attacked Rouhani's car this morning, Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Five days after the tragic explosion of a coal mine in Azadshahr where dozens of mine workers got killed, Rouhani paid a theatrical visit to the city.

Workers hurled stones, punched and hit his car with sticks, demonstrating their wrath and anger at the regime's officials who do not pay the slightest attention to the pain and suffering of workers.

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Iran: Families of Detained Miners Clash With Special Anti-Riot Police

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The families of miners who lost their lives in a recent explosion at the Azadshahr mine (in Golestan Province of northern Iran) clashed with anti-riot police units stationed at the mine. These units intended to distance the family members who refused to leave the site. These family members have been staying at the mine’s entrance day and night since the recent incident.

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Labor Day Protests With Slogans: "Imprisoned Workers Must Be Released" And "It Is Mourning Day Today, Worker's Life Is Doomed Today"

Iranian workers and toilers turned May Day to a scene of protest and expressing outrage against the mullahs' anti-labor regime. While in a despicable act the regime hold the sham labor day event at Khomeini’s grave, workers bashed this event and repeatedly cut Rouhani’s speech by their slogans. Workers chanted "It is mourning day today, worker’s life is doomed today." The MC of the event called the workers “mercenaries” and threatened them that he would shatter their mouths.

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Iran: "Death to Mullahs' Regime" And "Mullahs Must Be Killed" Heard in Fire Festivities

Political prisoners in hall 12 of ward 4 in Karaj’s Gohardasht Prison, west of Tehran, celebrated “Fire Festivities” marking the last Tuesday night of the Iranian calendar year, expressing their hatred of the mullahs’ regime chanting “Death to Dictator” and “Death to Mullahs’ Regime”. These celebrations were held despite intense pressures and restrictions imposed by the Iranian regime. Prison authorities had also deprived the prisoners any fresh air time.

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Iran: Burning Khamenei's Photos; Clashes With Police; Attack on Repressive Organs During Fire Feast

On Tuesday 14 March different cities of Tehran such as Shiraz, Mashhad, Isfahan, Yasouj, Shahr-e Kurd and Baneh turned Fire Feast (last Wednesday of the year) to the scene of confrontation and expression of hatred of the velayat-e faqih ominous system.

In Tehran, Fire Feast was widely celebrated at the Mother sq., the third and fourth squares of Tehranpars, and Enghelab and Imam Hossein squares. At the Fifth Avenue of Nirou Hawaii, youth threw firecrackers in front of police vehicle that damaged the front part of the vehicle, causing fear of the suppressive forces. In Tehranpars, youth also burned a large portrait of Khomeini and Khamenei.

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Iran: Thousands of Retirees Protest Across the Country

Protesters: "We hate injustice", "teachers, students, nurses, workers, unity, and unity!”

On the morning of Sunday March 12, thousands of retirees in Tehran and other cities such as Mashhad, Sari, Tabriz, Orumiyeh, Rasht, Yazd, Khorram Abad, Qom and Ferdows protested against their living conditions. The protests were held in Tehran in front of the office of Rouhani, the regime’s President, in Pasteur Street, regime, and in other cities in front of the buildings of the Organization for retirees. The demonstrators called for the equalization of their pension with other workers, pension reforms and improving their livelihoods.

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Iran: Thousands of Teachers Protest Demanding Release of Jailed Colleagues, Decent Living Conditions

Thousands of working and retired teachers took to the streets on Thursday staging numerous protests in Tehran and various cities across Iran, demanding the release of their jailed colleagues and condemning judiciary rulings issued against the teacher community. Delayed paychecks, minimum benefits and equal pay similar to other government employees were other demands raised by the protesting teachers.

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Iran: Widespread Workers Protests in Khuzestan

The protest of hundreds of workers of Iran National Steel Industries in Ahvaz, Khuzestan continued on February 28th for its eighteenth day in front of the governor’s office. They are protesting non-payment of their salary and benefits for five months as well as the uncertain future of their job and factory situation. The workers held banners reading: "We, the workers of National Group, have not been paid for the past few months " and "We, the workers of National Group, are standing until the end." During Rouhani’s visit to Khouzestan, they also gathered Ahvaz airport and protested him by chanting “Rouhani, where are your promises?”

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Iran: Protest Rally of Thousands of Retirees and Tehran Transit Bus Drivers

This morning, February 28th, thousands of retirees demonstrated in front of the regime’s parliament to protest the dire situation of their livelihoods. Teachers, nurses and other retired employees, who, in addition to Tehran and Alborz provinces had come from Khuzestan, Khorasan, North Khorasan, Gilan, Mazandaran, Isfahan and Markazi provinces chanted: "Workers, teachers, alliance, alliance”, Rise up to eliminate discrimination", "We will not rest until we get our rights", "Dignity, livelihood is our inalienable right", "one embezzlement less, our problem is resolved", "When it comes to our turn, the coffers become empty". Demonstrators held banners reading: "workers, teachers, students, nurses, alliance, alliance", "poverty line four million (tomans) our salary 1 million", "Our reward is due, its delay is unjust", "We demand equalization with other professions", "the costs are based on dollar, our salaries are based on rial."

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