HRANA Recap: This Week’s Protests in Iran

This week, nationwide protests continued in Iran following the widespread protests in Khuzestan. A number of labor protests took place as well. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, employees of Haft-Tappeh Agro Industry Co. continued their strike into a 4th week. Read our recap below for details, photos, and videos from the demonstrations.

 

Saturday, July 31


Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company continued their strike for a 19th consecutive day in Shush on Saturday. A group of workers of Rudbar Municipality in Gilan Province and a group of employees and engineers of East Azerbaijan thermal and gas power plant in Tabriz held protest rallies called on their demands to be addressed. Also, following the nationwide protests of the Iranian people, citizens held protest rallies in the cities of Ahvaz, Tehran, and Golestan of Tehran.

 

Citizens of Tehran protesting front of the Tehran City Theater:

 

Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company:







 


Sunday, August 1 and Monday, August 2

A group of employees of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company, and a number of farmers in Isfahan protested on Sunday and Monday. A group of workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company also continued their strike for a 21st day in Shush.

 


Farmers of Isfahan:

Operational staff of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company:





Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company:

 


Tuesday, August 3


A number of bakers in Baharestan city in Tehran Province, several contractor workers of Isfahan’s Mobarakeh Steel, and a group of official employees of Iranian Offshore Oil Company in Qeshm and Bahregan protested this Tuesday. A group of workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company also protested for a 22nd day in Shush.

 

 

Bakers in Baharestan:

 
Contractor workers of Isfahan’s Mobarakeh Steel:

 
Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company in Shush:

 
Employees of Iranian Offshore Oil Company in Qeshm and Bahregan:

Wednesday, August 4


A group of Izeh ranchers protested on Wednesday, as well as a number of employees of the Bahrgansar oil field. Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Company also continued their strike for the 23rd day in Shush.

 

 

Ranchers of Izeh:

 
Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Co. in Shush:





Thursday, August 5


On the 24th day of the strike, workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry in Shush marched in the streets.

 

Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Co. in Shush:

Friday, August 6


A number of workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Co in Shush protested for a 25th day in a row. 

 

3 killed and 6 wounded by the Police forces in Qeshm

HRANA News Agency – Police clash with indigenous people living in the village, “Koveh” in Qeshm On Saturday, 12th July, resulted in the deaths of three people and wounding six others.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), during discovery of smuggled fuel in the village “Koveh” of the Qeshm Island Three people were killed and at least six others were injured by police shooting. Continue reading “3 killed and 6 wounded by the Police forces in Qeshm”