HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Saturday, August 27, 2022, at least four protests took place in Iran.

A number of citizens gathered before the Iranian Public Conscription Organization against two years of compulsory military service. This protest turned violent by police and several students and reporters were arrested.

In Omidiyeh County, Khuzestan Province, a number of job seekers protested against poor living conditions and unemployment before the Governor’s office.

A number of farmers of Kohgiluyeh County gathered before the Governorate building to demand their water portion from the Marun River.

In Tabriz, a group of citizens who have purchased apartments for a housing construction project held a protest in front of the Municipality building.

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Thursday, August 25, 2022, at least two protests and one labour strike took place in Iran.

The residents of Hamedan continued their protests against water shortage in front of the Mausoleum of Avicenna. During last week, they experienced repeated water supply outages.

A video circulated on social media shows the police beating a woman during the protest.

The residents of a village in Kazerun County, Fars Province, held a protest against the water disruption.

The truck drivers and truck owners, working for the mining companies, went on strike in Qorveh, Kurdistan Province. They protested against low freight fees. These drivers also face other issues such as the decrease in fuel rations and the increase in road tolls.

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at least five protests took place in Iran.

The workers of Agro-Industry Complex Karoon held a protest at their workplace. The workers said that unlike promises made during the last negotiation, their demands have not yet been addressed.

The firefighters in Karaj City gathered in front of the Municipality to protest against their poor living conditions, unpaid wages and benefits including extra pay for working night shifts.

For the second consecutive day, the workers of the vegetable oil company Jahan held a protest in front of the Ministry of Labour in Zanjan. The Factory managers have laid off 60 out of 85 workers due to financial issues.

In Shiraz, a group of working and retired workers of the vegetable oil company Narges protested against low wages and their poor living conditions. The protestors said that the factory directors sell the factory amenities, lands and machinery for their own profit.

A number of citizens who have been victims of the fraudulent activities of two car dealership companies Pars and Karma demonstrated before the company to ask for the apprehension of two fugitives company managers.

 

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at least two protests took place in Iran.

About 60 laid-off workers of the vegetable oil company Jahan gathered before this company and then the Governor-General’s office in Zanjan City. The Factory managers have laid off 60 out of 85 workers due to financial issues.

A number of the medical interns of Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences protested against the University officials’ mismanagement.

 

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Monday, August 22, 2022, at least four protests took place in Iran.

In Isfahan, a number of farmers demonstrated in front of the Isfahan Regional Water Organization to demand their water portions and other issues.

A number of workers of Qazvin-based chemical and consumer goods Company Tolypers gathered and protested at their workplace. One of the workers said: “Since the beginning of the year, due to the raw material shortage, the factory productivity has been decreased and payments have been delayed for three to four months.”

A number of retirees of Tejarat Bank protested before the central building of this Bank in Tehran.

A number of residents of a district in Dehgolan County, Kurdistan Province, held a protest against mining activities, which have damaged farmlands, and water springs.

 

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HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21, 2022, at least six protests took place in Iran.

Saturday, August 20

A number of educators recruited in the recruiting plan Mehr Afrain gathered in front of the Ministry of Education to protest against their poor living conditions and ask for the implementation of the educators’ classification plan.

A group of service workers of the Ministry of Education gathered before the Ministry in Tehran to demand the job modification and working as educators as the Ministry had previously approved.

 

The residents of Shadegan, Khuzestan Province, demonstrated in front of the Governor’s office in protest against repeated power outages. Reportedly, some of the protestors gathered in the building to protest.

Sunday, August 21,

The pensioners of the Fulad Pension Fund gathered before the building of this fund in Isfahan to protest against not addressing their issues.

A number of citizens who have purchased apartments in a housing project Fatemieh Yazd protested against breaching the contract rules regarding the allocation of housing units.

A number of Iran-Iraq war veterans held a protest in front of Tehran Municipality.

 

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at least three protests and one labour strike took place in Iran.

The pensioners of the Social Security Organization gathered in Ahvaz and Bandar-Anzali to protest against the insufficient increase in pensions.

In Isfahan, a number of farmers demonstrated to demand for their water portions.

A group of workers of Golgohar Sirjan Mining and Industrial Company went on strike in protest against unpaid wages and not addressing their other issues.

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at least five protests took place in Iran.

In Shahrekord, about 500 people rallied in front of the Governor-General’s Office in protest against several-day long water outages. Video published by official media shows the heavy presence of the police and security forces among the crowd.

The retirees of the Homa Airline gathered in front of the company premises to protest against the merger of the company fund and the Civil Servants Pension Organization. Reportedly, the police and security forces blocked the streets led to the location of the protest and arrested several retirees who were going to join the protest.

A number of applicants for the nationwide university entrance exam gathered before the National Organization of Educational Testing to protest against the recently announced modifications in application and exams.

A number of farmers in Isfahan Province gathered before the Water and Waste Water Organization to demand their water portions.

The telecommunication staff from different cities came to Tehran and gathered before the Mobin Trust Consortium building. They asked for the official contracts for all employees who have been recruited by contractors.

 

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Monday, August 15, 2022, at least five protests took place in Iran.

The farmers who are cultivating rapeseed gathered in front of the governor’s office in Behbahan, Khuzestan Province to demand the rest of the payment for their sold rapeseed crops from the government.

The farmers from Isfahan Province gathered in front of Isfahan Water and Waste Water Company to protest against the authorities mismanagement and inattention toward drying up the river Zayandeh-Rud.

For the third consecutive day, a group of truck drivers demonstrated before the Governor’s Office in Sirik county, Hormozgan Province in protest against cutting their fuels portion following readjustments according to a new fuel portion scheme.

A number of residents of Hendijan, Khuzestan Province, rallied against frequent power outages.

A number of civil rights and women’s rights activists demonstrated against Sepideh Rashno’s detention. They asked the authorities to inform the public about Rashno’s conditions and whereabouts, and asked for her release.

Artist Rashno is in custody for her resistance and confrontation against an individual who was enforcing the Hejab code in public transportation, a practice which is praised by the Iranian authorities.

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14, 2022, at least eighteen protests took place in Iran.

Sunday, August 14

The pensioners of the Social Security Organization demonstrated in Ahvaz, Kermanshah Shush, Karkheh, Haft-Tappeh, Rasht, Bojnurd, Ardabil and Babol in protest against the insufficient increase in pensions.

A group of poultry farmers demonstrated before the Parliament in Tehran to protest against the low fixed chicken price and the supply shortage of livestock inputs.

A number of shareholders of Sepahan Oil Company gathered before the company building in Tehran and protested against mismanagement and not addressing their issues.

 

The telecommunication staff gathered before this organization in Urmia to protest against the seven-month non-payment of premiums and other issues.

A group of oil industry employees protested against low salaries, unfair working hours and high taxes by publishing their pictures with placards in their hands at their workplace. They also demanded the calculation of their salaries based on article 10 of the Duties and Responsibilities Laws for oil industry employees.

In Sanandaj, the green maintenance workers protested in front of the municipality to protest against poor living conditions and unpaid wages and end-of-year bonuses.

For the second consecutive day, a group of truck drivers demonstrated before the Governor’s office in Sirik county, Hormozgan Province. Reportedly, the fuel portions of these drivers have been cut due to adjusting a new fuel portion scheme.

 

Saturday, August 13

A number of workers of the Abadan Oil refining Company protested before the central building of this company to protest against the delay in payments and the increase in taxes.

A number of citizens with disability (muscular dystrophy) protested against the medicine shortage in front of the Presidential Administration Office in Tehran.

A number of employees of Water and Wastewater Companies in Hormozgan Province gathered before the Governor-General Office to demand three-month unpaid wages.