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.

 Protests in Iran

‌By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

Last year’s Dey Protests in Iran (December 2017 – January 2018) were the largest anti-regime demonstrations since the 2009 uprising.

The Dey Protests differed from those in 2009, in that the people specifically attacked Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and other figures of clerical government.

Iran Regime’s Cyber Warfare on the Rise

By Staff Writer

Many in the cyber community predicted an increased in the Iranian Regime’s cyber warfare to coincide with the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal and reimposition of sanctions on Iran.

 

https://www.ncr-iran.org/en/ncri-statements/iran-protests/25651-iran-38th-day-of-demonstration-of-steel-workers-supported-by-ahvaz-citizens-despite-dozens-of-arrests-and-repressive-measures

Iran Uprising – No. 238

The arrest of representatives of Ahvaz Steel workers and protesters, which started last midnight (Sunday, December 16), continued on Monday, December 17. The number of detainees has reached dozens, the names of 31 of whom have been published so far.

Shortage in Iran Increases

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Over the past couple of years, inflation has been on the increase in Iran. This has resulted in an increasing number of people slipping below the absolute poverty line. The problem is widespread and affects people in every single one of the country’s provinces.

https://www.ncr-iran.org/en/news/economy/25640-iran-regime-s-new-budget-lacks-transparency

By Shahriar Kia

At the beginning of the month, the cabinet of Iran regime’s President Hassan Rouhani approved the regime’s budget bill for the year March 2019 to March 2020. Certain parts of the budget have been released and many have described it as “unambitious”.