NCRI - On Wednesday September 20, 2017. A huge crowd of human rights activists, politicians, and people from the Iranian diaspora gathered outside the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, to protest Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s presence in the U.N. general assembly.
Ms.Rajavi, the president elect of the Iranian Resistance sent a message to this demonstration, through satellite, the full text of this message is as follows:
The Iranian Resistance hails the brave workers of the Azarab and Hepko factories in the city of Arak – central Iran, who have been protesting bravely for their rights in recent days, and calls on the general public and the youth to help them in solidarity. The Iranian Resistance also calls on the international organizations defending the rights of workers to support the striking and protesting workers in Iran and to take effective action to release the detained workers and to address their demands.
Trying to prevent the public protests by intensifying the atmosphere of terror and intimidation in the society on the eve of the Islamic holy month of Muharram, Iranian regime has increased the public executions in various streets and prisons of the country.
NCRI - Ishaq Jahangiri, first deputy of Iranian regime’s president Hassan Rouhani, on Tuesday, September 19, said that 11 million marginalized people who live in slum areas in the cities across the country have created serious risks.
NCRI - At a joint press conference, the British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and this American counterpart mentioned the situation of Iran. Johnson said: “We in the UK feel that Iran – a country of 80 million people, many of them young and potentially liberal – could be won over.”
They were discussing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that is supposed to halt Iran’s nuclear arms race as well as its belligerence across the Middle East.
NCRI - Today, the plaza outside of the United Nations General Assembly was filled with members of the Iranian diaspora and their supporters, who were protesting the UN’s endorsement of a terrorist regime by allowing Hassan Rouhani, president of the Iranian Regime to address him.
The crowd, dressed in bright yellow, chanted their calls for democracy and freedom for the people of Iran, their support for the president-elect of the Iranian Resistance, Maryam Rajavi, and their horror that a terrorist and a criminal would be welcomed at the UN.
NCRI - A huge crowd of human rights activists, politicians, and people from the Iranian diaspora gathered outside the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Wednesday September 20, to protest Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech.
Amir Emadi, the spokesman for the Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) noted that Rouhani should not be accepted in New York, a city so dedicated to human rights, and certainly not at the UN.
NCRI - The Iranian regime's security forces attacked the workers of two companies in central Iran with “batons and tear gas” followed by beating and mayhem of the workers.
On Tuesday September 19, a number of workers of two factories, Azarab and Hepco, staged protest gathering at two different locations in the city of Arak. Workers of Azarab Company closed the main Arak-Tehran road and demanded the authorities pay attention to their protest when the Special Forces attacked them. According to the report, workers of Hepco Company also blocked Arak’s railway line.
NCRI - Confession of the Vice-Chair of the Association for the Protection of Children regarding the collection of child labours under the pretext of the so-called plan of “organization and recruitment of the street and working children”.
NCRI - The minister of labor, co-operation and social welfare of the Iranian regime, said that unemployment in Iran reached 3.4 million people and acknowledged that the Iranian economy does not have "the capacity" to solve this problem.