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Truck drivers strike in Iran continues

By INU Staff

INU- Truck drivers in Iran continued their new round of nationwide strikes into its third consecutive day on Friday. The strike spread to 35 cities in 18 provinces, incuding Najafabad, Mobarakeh, Isfahan, Sabzevar, Mashhad, Yazd, Zarrin Shahr, Ardabil, Rumeshgan, Kermanshah, Shahr-e Kord, Sirjan, and Sabzevar despite threats from the Iranian Regime and attempts to summon or arrest drivers.

Iran Regime worried by growing strikes

By INU Staff

INU- Iran has seen wave after wave of protests and strikes in the past few weeks, as truck drivers, merchants, rail workers, teachers, and retirees have taken to the streets to express their anger against the Iranian Regime.

Iranian woman confronts police

By INU Staff

INU- In a viral video, an unidentified Iranian woman can be seen confronting a police van that drove into her and nearly ran her over, whilst she was protesting the arrest of her friend for failing to observe so-called proper hijab.

Cyrus the Great’s tomb


By INU Staff

INU- Iranian authorities have taken suppressive measures to prevent their citizens from staging a gathering at the tomb of the ancient Persian king Cyrus the Great, during an unofficial holiday to celebrate his life, but Iranians still turned out in full force.

awyers express solidarity with protesters


By INU Staff

INU- Dozens of lawyers have listed the numerous reasons for the mass protests that have been continuing in Iran for the past ten months. In an apologia written by 39 lawyers in Iran, they also called on the authorities to allow the right to protest.

Iran teachers’ union writes open letter to Rouhani

By INU Staff

INU- After nationwide strikes earlier this month, an Iranian teachers’ union has written an open letter to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to express in more detail what led the teachers to abandon their posts and stage sit-ins instead.

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