NCRI - On Thursday, May 14, bazaar merchants and businesses in various cities of Iranian Kurdistan, including Mahabad, Sanandaj, Sardasht, Boukan and Ashnaviyeh, went on strike leaving these cities partially paralyzed.
A police station and three state vehicles are set on fire
On Sunday, May 10, people of Mohammadabad and Karimabad villages, near Iranshahr in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, who were enraged by the death of two Baluchis, attacked the police station in Mohammadabad with wooden clubs and stones setting it ablaze. The protests in the region continued into late hours of Sunday night and protesters destroyed three vehicles belonging to the security forces and the municipality. Moreover, the Iranshahr-Bampour road was closed down by protestors.
Despite the repressive measures of the Iranian regime in the city of Mahabad, in the afternoon of Saturday, May 9, new clashes between young people in different parts of the city of Mahabad and security forces occurred. At least eight members of the security forces were punished by angry youth.
The people of Sardasht also demonstrated in solidarity with the people of Mahabad, chanting "We are all Farinaz" and "Mahabad is not alone", "Silence today, tomorrow worse". The suppressive forces tried to disperse the crowd by throwing tear gas and beating with batons and direct firing.
The Iranian Resistance calls for solidarity and support of Iranian people with the Kurdish people, especially with the valiant youth of Mahabad
Call on international bodies to stop the arrests and secure expeditious release of arrestees
NCRI - Continuing with their heroic uprising, the valiant people of Mahabad raided the office of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Information and Security on Thursday, May 7.
Residents of the city of Mahabad in western Iran rise in protest against the loss of life of a young girl in confronting the assault by an intelligence agent
At least 50 residents injured and 30 more were arrested as State Security Forces attack attacked angry resident that burned government vehicles and motorcycles
NCRI - On Thursday May 7, demonstration of the youth and angry people of Mahabad in front of Hotel Tara led to widespread clashes with the regime suppressive forces in which 50 people were injured and at least 30 people were arrested. According to some reports, two people were killed.
NCRI - Ms. Soheila Sadeq, Chair of the National Council of Resistance (NCR) Education Committee, commemorates the Teacher’s Day and calls on all noble teachers to participate in protest gatherings and urges all students and the youth to rise up in solidarity with the teachers.
Ms. Sadeq said, “A life under the poverty-line for millions of teachers and abandoning them in face of escalating prices and inflation with no job security and making teachers work for very low wages under the cover of temporary contracts, is a shame for the regime of velayat-e faqih that has squandered hundreds of billions of dollars of Iranian people’s assets in ominous nuclear projects, export of terrorism to and warmongering in the region, and in pervasive and growing suppression across the country.
NCRI - Residents of the Iranian city of Ahvaz expressed their rage and loathing against the suppressive and discriminatory policies of the clerical regime in the southern province of Khuzestan by chanting anti-regime slogans following a soccer match in the city on Friday (3 April 2015).
The courageous people and youth in Ahvaz staged a demonstration inside and outside the stadium, as well as in the Ahwaz-Khorramshahr intersection in the city, after the soccer match between Foulad of Khuzestan and Tehran’s Estqbal teams.