Iran: Trucks and Heavy Vehicles Drivers Resume Their Strike

Iran Uprising -No. 188-Truck drivers’ strike

A new round of strike of truck and heavy vehicles drivers began today, Monday, July 23rd. During the early hours, the strike spread to many provinces of Iran, including Tehran, East Azarbaijan, Kurdistan, Isfahan, Fars, Semnan, Qazvin, Kerman, Kermanshah, Lorestan, Markazi, Khorasan Razavi, Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, and Hormozgan.

 National Car Production Is Devastated

By Mahmoud Hakamian

“Car importers’ alliance with mafia bands/ intruders in parliament and the government involved with their own business”

To support and create jobs in old and somewhat fragile industries, it’s a common practice everywhere in the world to improve economic structures through such measures like imposing high tariffs on imports, so that crushing economic pressures are removed from workers and shifted to importers instead. In Iran under the rule of mullahs, however, there’s a totally different story.

Iran: Teachers’ Campaign

By Staff Writer

According to several online reports, Iran’s teachers have begun a new movement called “no to pay slips and salary policies”.

The head of the Teacher’s Union of Iran, Jafar Ebrahimi, says that this movement first began with a protest on 11th July and is expected to continue for 10 days.

Iran: Credit Institutions and “the Regime’s Fear of Danger

By Staff Writer

With the support of the police force, revolutionary guards, and the judiciary, “Qardhul Hasan” (i.e., interest free) loans and the credit institutes behind them have now transferred into financial oligarchies.

 Pharmaceutical Industry

By Staff Writer

According to Faramarz Ekhteraei, the head of the syndicate producers and packagers of drugs and chemicals, Rouhani’s government owes the pharmaceutical industry 4 trillion Toman: “if government doesn’t pay its debt, there won’t be any more productions of medicine in Iran”.

How Regime Linked Mafia Controls Iran’s Car Import Business

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Iran’s car import business and the role the government and family mafia groups play in it has turned into a controversial issue among regime officials and media.

The Suppressive State of Universities in Iran

By Staff Writer

Iranian government shut down all student associations as a way to control students and universities after the 2009 protests in Ira in which many students participated. The government also decreased the number of independent students by increasing n,government quotas in universities. By 2011, mostly designated students entered universities.

Iran Regime Acknowledges Its Critical Condition

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Regime’s policies over the past 40 years has now turned into the subject of debate among state officials and experts.

To discuss the issue, the state TV on July 11, 2018, hosted two so-called political experts, Pirouz Mojtahedzadeh, Hassan Rouhani’s foreign policy adviser, and Diako Hosseini.

ran Protests in Borazjan
Iran Protests in Borazjan

Iran uprising- No. 185

In the evening of Saturday, July 7th, brave people and youths of Borazjan (Southern province of Bushehr) protested against the four consecutive day of drinking water’s scarcity and the negligence of the regime's corrupt and oppressive officials about the disastrous situation of livelihoods in the city.

Iran: Protests Against Regime’s Plundering Water Resources

By Amir Taghati

For Iranian people, the name of Khuzestan province has always been synonymous with a fertile plain with rich soil that hosts cordial people living on a sea of wealth.