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.