Iran: Demonstration and Protest of Azad University Students

Iran Uprising – No. 243

On Sunday, December 30th, students from Tehran's Azad University of Science and Research protested for the second consecutive day in protest of the loss of their 10 classmates during a bus accident. In the course of this move, the university president fled by his car from the university instead of answering the students. On Saturday, thousands of students also rallied for the same cause. Astronomical thefts and plundering the people's assets by the leaders of the mullahs’ regime have made Iran one of the most vulnerable countries in the face of incidents such as traffic accidents, fires, earthquakes, and so on.

1,800 Religious Scholars, Preachers Hold Posts in Oil Ministry

Iranian citizens have recently been critical of religious scholars for their role in corruption, domination of power, wealth, jobs and opportunities. (AFP)

An Iranian deputy said 1,800 religious scholars held oil ministry posts without having a specific job title or making the nature of their role known.

 Faezeh Hashemi

By Staff Writer

Faezeh Hashemi, former MP and renowned daughter of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (deceased powerful clergy and former regime’s president), said “the Iranian ruling” system has already collapsed in content and what is left is only a form.

Hashemi, in an interview with ‘Mostaghel’ newspaper, said: "From my point of view, content collapse has occurred, and only formational and physical collapse has not happened, and it's very likely that this will happen too."

Iran: Fifth Round of Strikes by Truck Drivers

By Staff Writer

U.S. sanctions have increased business costs, which has provoked Iranian truckers to begin another nationwide strike. While the regime claims there is a popular base that opposes U.S. President Trump and stands against the sanctions, the Iranian truck-drivers are not blaming Trump. They protest by parking their vehicles on highways or in parking lots to show solidarity.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran Uprising - No. 242

Mrs. Rajavi’s call to support teachers and immediate action to release the arrested

From the morning of Thursday, December 27, based on a previous call, teachers and educators of Isfahan gathered in front of the city's Education Department, this is while intelligence agents and state security forces threatened teachers in various ways not to participate in the demonstrations, otherwise they would face consequences. Since the morning, police and intelligence forces have been trying to prevent the formation of this protest rally by deployment in the streets around the Education Department.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran Uprising - No. 241

On Tuesday December 25, drivers of heavy vehicles and trucks continued the fourth day of their fifth round of strike over the past six months. The strike is to protest the high cost and lack of spare parts, low fares, and non-implementation of the regime’s promises. The waves of strike, despite the repressive measures, swept across the country, including Tehran, Sari, Neka, Mashhad, Ahvaz, Haftgel, Isfahan, Sanandaj, Saqez, Salmas, Tabriz, Urmia, Doroud, Kangavar, Bushehr, Khomeini Port, Bandar Abbas, Malayer, Yazd, Ardakan, Saveh, Mehran, Chabahar, Qazvin, Qom, Salafchegan, Bushehr, Charmhin, Neyshabur, Shahroud, and Sabzevar.

Iran Regime's Budget Proposals Indicative of a Bankrupt Economy

By Staff Writer

As US sanctions continue to bite, the Iranian regime’s proposed state budget for the coming year points to a 3.7 per cent decline in revenues in rial terms which as usual has been diminuend.

Strikes by Iranian Truck Drivers in 2018

The fifth round of nationwide strikes by Iranian truck drivers started on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Contrary to the previous four rounds, which were unlimited, the newest strike has been organized and predetermined to be 10 days in duration.

 

protest in ahwaz in iran

FURIOUS Iranian steelworkers in the city of Ahvaz in oil-rich Khuzestan province, southwest Iran, are continuing to strike in defiance of President Hassan Rouhani’s brutal regime

On Monday night, dozens of workers were arrested during raids to their homes, as they pleaded for their basic human rights. But the protests continued and workers chanted: “Imprisoned workers should be freed.”

 The Light Is Coming for the Iranian People

By Staff Writer

The arrival of winter in Iran is traditionally marked with the ancient Yalda festival, sometimes called Shab-e Chelleh ("the night of Chelleh"), held on December 21, the winter solstice and longest night of the year. This celebration, which comes from the indigenous Iranian faith Zoroastrianism, symbolises birth, the return of the sun, and the light’s victory over darkness.