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By Amir Taghati

The Institute for International Strategic Studies (IISS) based in London has carried out an analysis of the Iran’s 2018-2019 budget. It has concluded that the regime’s defence spending will be rising. There is a rise of almost 84 per cent in the funding for the country’s police force.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran Uprising – No. 233

Demonstration at Tehran Polytechnic with the slogan: “Cannon, Tank, Machine Gun do not work anymore”

On Tuesday, December 4th, on the eve of the Student Day (December 7th), students from various universities including Tehran Polytechnic, Tabriz Sahand and Babol Noushirvani staged a protest rally.

Many Crises Running in Parallel Towards the Peak of Iran’s Protests

By Mahmoud Hakamian

These days, various crises can be witnessed across Iran. Crises that may not appear as serious individually but add up to a rather alarming picture when put together. Crises that inevitably call for a transformation as big as a revolution! Crises that come in different shapes, such as poverty and unemployment, and add more fuel to regime’s fire.

Iran: Arrest of labor activists, suppressive measures to end sugarcane mill strike

Iran Uprising – No. 232

The Iranian regime, furious and aggravated by the strike and demonstrations of courageous workers of the Haft Tappeh sugar cane mill, on Thursday November 29 arrested Mr. Ali Nejati, former president of the Haft Tappeh sugarcane workers’ union, along with his son, and transferred them to an unknown location. The repressive forces arrested and beat him while he was suffering from heart disease and was badly ill.

Iranians Are Calling for “Death to Rouhani”

By Staff Writer

Thousands of angry Iranians have come together in various anti-regime protests in the past few weeks, shouting “Death to Rouhani” and calling out the “rotten” regime, with many steelworkers, factory workers, teachers, and merchants staging nationwide walkouts to demand the payment of overdue wages, better working conditions and the release of their imprisoned colleagues.

Iran’s Use of Chemical Weapons Brought to the Forefront

‌By Amir Taghati

The United States is in the middle of a maximum pressure campaign on Iran. The Trump administration has paid a lot of attention to Iran over the past year and it has put in place a number of strategies to roll back Iran’s influence in the Middle East and to curb its belligerent behaviour.

Iran: Farmers’ protest enters its third month

Iran Uprising - No. 231

Demonstrations and sit-in of poor farmers of the cities and villages of East and West of Isfahan are continuing for the third month in protest to the deprivation of their water rights and the destruction of agriculture, which is the direct consequence of the plundering of the mullahs regime. Striking farmers, despite the cold weather, have staged sit-ins by parking tractors and agricultural machinery, and camping in the streets and intersections of cities and villages.

What Is the “Life Support Package” and Who Is It Designed For?

By Mahmoud Hakamian

These days, one of the main worries of Iran’s regime is the explosive rise in social protests due to the ongoing sanctions.

Hassan Rouhani (the president of Iran) is recently claiming to be trying his hardest not to allow the lives of Iranians be impacted by US sanctions.

he Formation of ‘Workers’ Movements’ and Their Role in Fighting Iran Regime

By Shahriar Kia

In Iran’s current circumstances, workers must fight along others for their rights, as they are doing now; otherwise they’ll get destroyed by regime’s oppression. but what these workers need now is more strength and better organisation.

Iran: Protesting Farmers Urge Government to Act

By Amir Taghati

The economic situation in Iran is causing a great number of hardships for the people. More Iranians are losing their livelihoods and the situation is becoming more and more desperate for a growing number of people.