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Iran Uprising - No. 203

On Sunday, August 5, on the 112th anniversary of the Constitutional Revolution, despite the undeclared martial law and the heavy presence of repressive forces who had surrounded the 1st Circle of Gohardasht of Karaj, the brave youth demonstrated below the “Shohada” bridge around midnight, and by chanting “Death to the Dictator”, caught the regime by surprise.

The Freefall of Purchasing Power and the Increase of Poverty in Iran

By Amir Taghati

Considering the ongoing increase of dollar value and product costs, people’s purchasing power is expected to keep going down, especially given the disproportion of their incomes with these increases.

Iran: Root Cause of Economic Crisis
Iran: Root Cause of Economic Crisis

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

The national currency of Iran – the rial – has been losing its value for months. It is a direct consequence of the Iranian regime’s corruption and economic mismanagement.

Truckers’ Strike in Iran Continues

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Truck drivers and owners in Ishafan, Iran, were joined for the second day of their strike by large crowds of people, especially the youth, on Wednesday, August 1, when they marched to the city’s main streets.

IRAN: Strike, Protest in Isfahan

Iran Uprising – No. 191

Beginning this morning, Tuesday, July 31, truck drivers and owners as well as large group of people and youth in the city of Isfahan have been staging a protest against spiraling high prices, repeated power outages and inhuman policies of the clerical regime in the city’s Amirkabir (now called new Shapour) industrial district. They subsequently marched toward the city’s main streets.

Iran Economy in Free Fall, Disastrous Situation of Workers

By Staff Writer

According to the Iranian Regime’s state news agency named ILNA (26 June 2018), the ongoing turbulence in economy and increase in currency value, has placed the lives of many workers at their lowest points, with serious struggles to meet every day needs.

The Sorry State of the Iranian Economy

By Staff Writer

The economy of Iran is in a critical situation. It has been caused by the Iranian regime’s plundering of the country’s resources and the widespread corruption that it has been responsible for over the course of almost four decades.

Iranian Truck Drivers Launch a New Round of Nationwide Strikes

By Staff Writer

To protest about unchanged transportation fees and increased costs, Iranian truckers have just started a new round of strikes.

In an interview with state-run ILNA news agency on Wednesday July 25, 2018, chairman of Iran Truck Drivers Association ‘Ahmad Karimi’ accused Iranian regime’s Industry Ministry of not fulfilling its obligations, saying “most dissatisfactions are due to the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade’s performance, as the ministry has failed to fulfill its commitments.”

Inflation Surge in Ira
Inflation Surge in Iran

By Staff Writer

On Monday June 23, 2018, Iran’s Bureau of statistics published a report on the country’s Consumer Price Index for the month of June.

Compared to the previous month, the total index has gone up by 4.4%; and compared to June 2017, by 13.8%.

Iran Regime’s Corruption in Medical Market Is Preventing People From Accessing Their Medications

By Staff Writer

In the past weeks, several state news outlets have reported on Iran’s poor medical services which according to the activists of Iran’s Nursing Council, is due to the rent-seeking and lobbying of drug importers.