NCRI - The Chair of Social Commission of the Iran regime’s Parliament, Salman Khodadadi on Tuesday, June 20 stated that nearly 1.3 million people became unemployed during the past year. He also admitted that some figures illustrate the 10 millions of increase in the level of unemployment.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Elections held solely to strengthen religious dictatorship

Iran’s Assembly of Experts on June 19 issued a statement in response “to doubts regarding people’s role in an Islamic state.” This statement, shedding light on rifts amongst the regime’s ruling elite and an escalating power struggle following last month’s sham presidential election, is an unprecedented acknowledgement of the mullahs’ lack of “legitimacy” and “acceptability,” emphasizing once again that the people’s vote has no credibility in the mullahs’ regime and it’s only purpose is to strengthen the religious dictatorship’s status quo.

Iran's Recession and Unemployment to Stay

NCRI - According to former head of Tehran Economics University, the real unemployment rate is several times higher than officially announced and it’s not going to decrease in the near future. Earlier, regime’s labor minister had also announced that the country’s unemployment rate would not decrease in the next few years.

Ali Motahar

NCRI - Along with the escalation of factional infightings among various regime’s factions, over recent Khamenei’s order to regime’s agents about “fire at will”, Iran's regime deputy parliament speaker in response to this order said: ‘the fire at will is bilateral”, for example, if freedom of speech is disregarded, here are students, and also other people, who will dispose fire, and the same will be for whatsoever reason, when the authorities have not fulfilled their duties.

Iran: Tehran University's PhD Students Hold Protest Rally

NCRI - On Wednesday June 14, 2017. A group of Tehran University PhD students staged a gathering outside the Ministry of Education protesting difficult conditions placed on special PhD loans, being denied their rights and proper living conditions and deprived of monthly financial support.

 Plasco building

NCRI - Hurt businesses of major commercial center called Plasco building (which was collapsed, due to fire on January) gathered to protest regime’s policies separately in front of the buildings known as the Foundation for the Oppressed, War Veterans and the Prosecutor General in Tehran for two consecutive days.

Khebat Media: Iran Regime Is Trying Hard to Survive in the Region's Turmoil

NCRI - Khebat Media belonging to the Khebat Organization of Kurdistan Iran, in an article emphasizing Iranian regime’s leaders support and harboring of terrorist groups, about the incident of June 7th in Tehran wrote: Iranian regime for various reasons needed such a terrorist-security show in Tehran, in order to use it, in messages for its internal and external purposes.

Ali Larijani

NCRI - Continued exploitation of the Iranian regime in Tehran of June 7the incident, parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani called it as "a valuable jewel," for the regime. He is calling that incident of last Wednesday as a valuable gem, while the blood of innocent people were shed only few steps away from their session and, while they continue their session very cool.

Tehran Terror Attacks

NCRI - Political prisoners in Evin, Gohardasht, Fashfaviye in Greater Tehran, Zahedan and Ahvaz issued a letter to Amnesty International, United Nations Human Rights Council and all human rights entities of the Iranian regime capitalizing on recent events in Tehran.