Iran Uprising - No. 58
The strike of 3,500 workers from the Iranian National Steel Industrial Group in Ahvaz, which began on January 23, entered its fifth day. They are protesting failure to pay their three months' salary and benefits and false employer promises, and demand payment of wages and social security premiums and their supplementary insurance.
NCRI - Despite the denial of the governor of quake riddled province of Kermanshah.Some MPs and Iranian regime's media outlets report an increase in the mortality rate of children due to cold weather in the earthquake-stricken areas.
Iran Uprising - No. 59
Mullah Sadegh Larijani, the head of the clerical regime’s judiciary, in a meeting with the "Heads of prosecution offices and prosecutors of provincial capitals" on January 25, while praising the killing and suppression of the Protesters, acknowledged the widespread corruption in the mullahs' judiciary and the public anger and hatred toward this apparatus, and tried to whitewash it.
NCRI - While pundits were surprised by the recent protests that erupted in Iran at the end of 2017, and into early 2018, unrest has been simmering in Iran for quite a while.
Playing an important role in organizing the protests and breaking through government censorship to keep the world informed about them, was the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), who comprise the principal opposition movement against the regime.
NCRI - In the wake of anti-regime protests, which started over the Iranian Regime’s decision to slash subsidies for the poor and increase spending on the military, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has taken $2.5 billion from its reserve fund to boost military spending again.
Iran uprising - No. 57
Iran Regime’s chairman of the Assembly of Experts and Friday Imam of Tehran, said: "Do not imagine that the (risk of) overthrow is over. No, the enemies will not give up thinking about the overthrow even for a moment. We must be alert.” He added, "The enemy is abusing new information tools; Telegram channel, Instagram and other tools in this field.”