HRANA Recap: This Week’s Protests in Iran

A number of protests took place this week in Iran, many of which were continuations of ongoing movements. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, employees of Haft-Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company continued their protests for a 6th week. Read our recap below for details, photos, and videos from the demonstrations.

 

Saturday, August 14

A group of workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry entered the 33rd day of their strike in Shush. Several teachers of Literacy Movement Organization of Iran in front of the parliament building, rallied and called on their demands to be addressed. Also, following the power outage in Eslamshahr, many citizens held a protest rally in Tehran.

Citizens in Tehran following power outage in Eslamshahr:

 

Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company:

 

Sunday, August 15 and Monday, August 16

Workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry continued their strike for a 34th day in a row in Shush, a number of Isfahan farmers rallied in front of the Isfahan Governor’s Office, and a group of workers of Pajan Company held protest rallies in Tehran.

Farmers in Isfahan:

 

Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company:

 

Workers of Pajan Company in Tehran:

 

Tuesday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 18

For the second day in a row, workers of Pajan company protested in Tehran, also, a group of civil activists in Karaj, gathered in a protest calling on their demands to be addressed.

Workers of Pajan company in Tehran:

 

Civil activists in Karaj:

Friday, August 20

A group of farmers in Parsabad gathered in front of the governor’s office to protest water cuts for their farms.

 

Farmers in Parsabad:

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