Iran: Labour Protests Result in Scores of Arrests

Navid Felker 15 June 2018

by Navid  Felker
On Monday June 11th, fifty workers of Ahwaz Steel National Industrial Group were arrested by the authorities for participating in protests. Another group of workers who had gathered on Tuesday to protest the arrest of their colleagues were also reported to have been arrested.

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) had stationed reporters at the protest location on Monday. They claimed that protesters were immediately attacked by security and riot police, and the fifty workers were detained on the spot.

The US boosts the morale of Iran protesters

Saeed 07 June 2018

by Saeed
The Iranian Regime was shocked by Donald Trump’s announcement that he would withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear deal signed between Iran and six world powers, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran: Change needs to happen at home

Navid Felker 05 June 2018

by Navid  Felker
Last month, US President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. He had threatened to do so since before even taking office, but he finally did it. In his announcement speech, he justified his decision by listing a whole host of belligerent acts that the Iranian regime has carried out or is involved with.

Iranian Truckers’ Strike

International Support for the Iranian Truckers’ Strike

Navid Felker 05 June 2018

by Navid  Felker
In Iran the truckers’ strike has entered its 11th day. Footage and images circulated on social media on June 1st, displayed cab drivers, who have also joined the strike in several cities across Iran. It also showed striking truckers and taxi drivers resisting security forces. In Isfahan, strikebreakers were reportedly sent from other towns to help authorities end the protests.

Truckers’ Strike in Iran Jolts Government into Addressing Grievances

Azita Carlson 25 May 2018

by Azita Carlson
Iranian truckers have gone on strike in seven of Iran’s provinces. The government appears to be alarmed and is trying to persuade the drivers to return to work.

On Wednesday, state-run news agency Tasnim quoted transport official Dariush Amani of Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization, as saying it is “reasonable” for truck drivers to demand greater fees for transporting cargo to compensate for their rising costs. He added that the cargo fees paid to the drivers should be increased by 15 to 20 percent.

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