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.
On Wednesday, August 10, at least 10 protests and one labour strike took place in Iran.
The retirees of Iran Air (The National Airline of Iran) gathered before this Airline pension fund in Tehran to protest against the merger of the fund and the Civil Servants Pension Organization.
The pensioners of the Social Security Organization continued their protest in Khorramabad, Kermanshah, Babol, Rasht, Arak and Kerman. During their rally in Kermanshah, three pensioners were arrested but released after a few hours.
The residents of the village Dariab in Lorestan Province protested against the pollution of their village by the sewage of an industrial town. As a protest, they blocked the road connecting this industrial town to the village.
In Kermanshah, truck drivers went on strike in protest against their poor living conditions, low fares, expensive auto parts and fuel shortage.
On Tuesday, August 9, at least 10 protests took place in Iran.
The pensioners of the Social Security Organization took to the streets again and rallied in Ahvaz, Shush, Arak, Shushtar, Dezful, Tehran and Isfahan. They asked to free imprisoned pensioners and levelling up pensions in accordance with Supreme Labor Council’s enactment.
A number of residents of Bazoft, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, gathered before the district governor’s office to protest against the local authorities’ inattention to address the pollution of drinking water. They hanged bottles of polluted water to the entrance door of the district governor’s office.
The workers of the Aram Pars Company working in the petrochemical industry went on strike in protest against delayed wages.
A number of workers of a contractor company working in Mashhad’s Power Plant gathered before the company entrance to ask for wages.
On Wednesday, August 3, at least three protests took place in Iran.
A number of workers of the Zanjan Regional Electricity Company gathered in front of the company building to demand a fair increase in wages. According to these protestors, six months after the beginning of the year, the company has not yet announced how much their salaries will increase.
The Governor-General’s staff gathered in front of The Governor-General’s building in Ilam to protest against not addressing their issues.
In Ardabil, a number of pensioners of the Social Security Organization continued their protests.
On Saturday, July 31, 2022, a number of pensioners gathered and protested in front of the Social Security Organization in Shush, Karkheh, Ahvaz and Arak. They chanted, “the jailed worker must be released” and “Jailed pensioner must be released.”
The workers of the detergent manufacturing company Darugar gathered before the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare to ask for their unpaid wages.
On Tuesday, July 19, and Wednesday, July 20, at least seven protests took place in Iran
Tuesday, July 21
A number of ranchers gathered in front of the Ministry of Agriculture Jihad to protest against the high prices of livestock production inputs.
A number of citizens who have not received their purchased car from the car dealership Ramak Khodro after five years protested in front of this company in Tehran.
Wednesday, July 22
Iranian pensioners continued their protests against insufficient pension increases in Behbahan, Ahvaz, Shush and Shushtar.
A number of citizens whose digital assets have been frozen in the cryptocurrency exchange Cryptoland held a protest in Tehran.
On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, five protests took place in Iran.
The pensioners of the Social Security Organization continued their protest against low pensions in Ardabil, Kermanshah, Ahvaz, Shush and Shushtar. They chanted slogans asking for the president’s resignation.
A group of medical staffers gathered in front of the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences to protest against layoffs and other issues.
On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at least 18 protests took place in Iran.
The retirees of the Telecommunication Company of Iran held protests in front of the company headquarters in Tehran, Khorramabad, Qazvin, Shiraz, Hamedan, Javanrud, Shahrkurd, Yazd, Urmia, Tabriz, Ahvaz, Rasht, Sari and Arak.
The retirees protested against low and unpaid benefits, delays in payments and not complying with recruitment regulations.
Continuing their protests against low pensions, Iranian pensioners held a protest in front of the Governor-General Building in Shush.
A group of workers of the Tabriz Petrochemical Company gathered in front of the company’s entrance to demand closing disparities in wages and elimination of discrimination.
On Monday, July 11, 2022, a number of protests took place in Iran.
The pensioners continued their protests against low pensions and poor living conditions in Kerman, Rasht, Isfahan and Ramhormoz. According to the pensioners, pensions with only a 10 per cent increase lag far behind skyrocketing living costs. They ask the government to increase pension as much as the Supreme Labour Council has determined.
A number of medical interns of the Kashan University of Medical Sciences gathered before a hospital in Kashan to protest against irregularities and delays in payments and their poor living conditions.
On Saturday, July 9, 2022, two protests and one labour strike took place in Iran.
Continuing their protests against low pensions, the pensioners rallied in front of the Governor-General Building in Ahvaz. A similar demonstration took place in Shushtar. The pensioners chanted slogans against the government, such as “the government betrays, the Parliament supports”, “they are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here,” and “All three Branches of Government are just puppets, why the supreme leader is silent.”
For the second time, a group of minibus drivers in Bandar Abbas went on strike to protest against the recent decrease in fuel portions and crowded gas stations.