By Jubin Katiraie
Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Company workers entered the 52nd day of their strike on Wednesday with a rally outside the governor’s office in Shush, where they once again declared their demands and refused to return to work until these demands are met.
By Pooya Stone
The story of the Iranian construction workers is going back to the last few years. When the fluctuation of the currency and the high cost forced Iran’s Kurdish people to travel to the Iraqi Kurdish region to find a job.
Four separate workers’ protests were held on Monday in Iran, even amid the coronavirus crisis, which shows how desperate these people must be and the stupidity of sending people back to work during a pandemic.
Protests continued across Iran on Wednesday, August 12, with people from all different sectors of society and completely different complaints taking to the streets and demanding change.
By Pooya Stone
Following a series of revelations about the Coronavirus in Iran ـ including victims' statistics and secret documents showing the regime’s cover-up - by the Iranian opposition coalition NCRI and the MEK/PMOI,
Oil and petrochemical workers in southern Iran have been staging strikes for a week now, which is having a direct impact on the Iranian regime.
“There are also unofficial workers who work for a living. It is neither about muscle, helmets, nor tools and heavy machinery. Here you see minors, weak minors who struggle hard to make ends meet... They see no future for themselves… I know that this report may upset you… However, it is not about demonizing or whitewashing, it is the bitter truth that no one can and should hide.”
Employees of the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries in Iran continued their nationwide strike – reaching 20 cities in 12 provinces – for the 10th consecutive day on Monday, August 10.
Seven Iranian protesters have been jailed because they cannot afford the fine levied against them for a peaceful demonstration that they attended in 2017, where they demanded that the Agh Dareh Gold Mine hire locals rather than looking for cheaper laborers elsewhere.
In Iran, the gap between economic classes is widening every day. A few citizens with close ties with the government are becoming richer as the rest of the society is rapidly moving below the poverty and misery lines. Due to the government’s economic failures and systematic corruption, poverty and high prices continue to grow.