Iran: On 30th Day of Nationwide Uprising, Demonstrations, Strikes, Clashes With Suppressive Forces in Tehran, Other Cities

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Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

Iran Protest-No. 54

NCRI logoOn Saturday, October 15, the 30th day of the nationwide uprising, Tehran and other cities, including Sanandaj, Shahinshahr, Mashhad, Rasht, Hamedan, Ardebil, Karaj, Bukan, Kermanshah, Saqqez, Isfahan, Khark Island, were the scenes of demonstrations, strikes, and clashes with suppressive forces beginning at noon and are still continuing. The people are chanting “Death to Khamenei,” “Death to the dictator,” “Death to the Supreme Leader after many long years of crimes,” “For every fallen person, 1,000 rise,” “Free jailed students,” and “Mullahs must be killed.”

Strikes by Bazaar merchants and shopkeepers continued in Kurdish cities including Sanandaj, Saqqez, Bukan, and elsewhere. Bazaar merchants staged a demonstration in Saqqez.

Students at Tehran, Melli, Shariati, Tarbiat Modares, Tehran Science and Technology, Punak Azad, Isfahan Fine Arts, Kermanshah, and Rasht Azad universities staged demonstrations.

On Friday night, October 14, people in districts of Tehran such as Jannat Abad, Shariati, Zafar, and in several cities, including Dezful, Shiraz, Marivan, Bukan, Yazd, Lali in Khuzestan, Qazvin, and Khorramabad, held nightly demonstrations chanting “Death to the dictator,” and “Death to Khamenei.”

Young people in Qal’eh Hasan Khan in Tehran were engaged in hit-and-run clashes with suppressive forces which forced them to flee. Young people in Ahvaz and Lali chanted “Death to Khamenei,” and in Qazvin, they set fire to a billboard with a poster of Qassem Soleimani, the eliminated IRGC’s Qods Force commander.

The youth in Khorramabad set fire to a vehicle of the suppressive forces. In Marivan, the youth blocked the streets by lighting fire to prevent the suppressive forces’ movements. In Bukan, the regime’s forces opened fire on people and vehicles. Simultaneously, strikes by workers in a number of oil industries and petrochemical sites continued for the fifth day running.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

October 15, 2022

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