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.
NCRI - Mine belongs to IRGC Basij’s Cooperation Foundation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.