HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Saturday, September 3, and Sunday, September 4, 2022, at least six protests took place in Iran.

A group of employees of Zarneh Municipality, Ilam Province, gathered before the Governor’s office to protest against six months’ unpaid wages and 70 months’ unpaid premium.


In Bojnurd, a number of poultry sellers protested before the Ministry of Agriculture Jihad against the low retail profit margin, which has lowered to 2.5 per cent.

The workers of Kian Tire Manufacturing Company held a protest against unpaid wages and other issues. As a protest, they set fire to the tires.

A group of Fulad’s pensioners gathered before the pension funds of this company to protest against 18-month unpaid pensions and other issues.

A group of shopkeepers and tradesmen demonstrated before the Kish Free Zone Organization in protest against the privatization of Kish Airlines, shortage of flights and poor living conditions.

A group of spinal muscular atrophy patients (SMA) gathered before the office of the President to protest against the supply shortage of their medicines. Nine months after President’s promise to address their issues, these patients have not yet been provided with their required medicines.

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Sunday, July 31, at least 16 protests took place in Iran.

In Tehran, Kermanshah, Shahrekord, Karaj, Tabriz, Urmia, Isfahan, Ahvaz, Bojnurd, and Sanandaj, the pensioners of the state-owned Iran Telecommunication Company held protests against the non-payment and reduction of their benefits. In Tehran, the police dispersed the protest gathering and several pensioners were arrested.

 

The pensioners of the Social Security Organization continued their protests in front of this organization in Rasht and Kermanshah.

In Ahvaz, the pensioners held a protest together with Ahvaz National Steel Industrial Group workers and the nurses of a hospital in front of the Ahvaz Governor-General Building.

 

The workers of the detergent manufacturing company Darugar continued their protests in front of the factory entrance to ask for five-month delayed wages and insurance payments.

 

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Thursday, June 23, 2022, the scaffold workers of more than 22 companies went on strike and the medical personnel in Bojnurd held a protest.

Yesterday, scaffold workers of oil and petrochemical companies went on strike. Today, the scaffold workers of several other companies joined the strike. These workers demanded increasing wages and a shift work schedule with 20 days working followed by 10 days off.

Reportedly, in response, some employers have threatened them with termination. However, one of the petrochemical companies, Kian, promised to increase the wages.

On the same day of the presidential visit to North Khorasan Province, a number of nurses and medical personnel held a protest in front of the Governor-General building in Bojnurd to ask for their demands.

Three internet cafes are closed in Bojnurd

HRANA News Agency – The FATA Police commander of North Khorasan claimed: “3 internet cafes who were paying no attention to the warnings of the police and were keeping their illegal actions are closed now.”

 

According to the report of the North Khorasan Police website, Ali Yali said: “During the third inspection of the internet cafes, 3 of them are closed because of not paying attention to the dictated instructions.” Continue reading “Three internet cafes are closed in Bojnurd”

A social network user is arrested

HRANA News Agency – FATA Police high commander in North Khorasan claimed to arrest a user of social networks because of publishing porno pictures and movies.

According to a report by the FATA Police website, he said: “As result of permanent and careful monitoring of cyber space and with a technical and informatics operation in one of social networks a page was recognized and the agents began their investigations.” Continue reading “A social network user is arrested”

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