Staff Rally in Front of Governor’s Office in Mahshahr

HRANA News Agency – This morning, one hundred employees of a special project to safeguard construction plans in the region staged a sit in and demonstration in front of the governor’s office in Mahshahr [Khuzestan Province, Iran].

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), during this gathering, the employees carried various placards and signs some of which read, “Don’t Lay Us Off.”

This quiet and peaceful gathering was led to violence when police special forces showed up.  However, when faced with the demonstrators’ resistance and refusal to leave, the governor of Khuzestan, the head of Special Economic Zone, the governor of Mahshahr, the head of the Intelligence Office, Friday Prayers Imam, and the police chief of Mahshahr appeared in the rally and promised to follow up on the issues in favor of the demonstrators.

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