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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.

Iranian Merchants on Second Consecutive Day of Strike

By INU Staff

INU - Shopkeepers and merchants across dozens of Iranian cities, including Tabriz, Tehran, Isfahan, Sanandaj, Mashad and Kermanshah, continued their strike for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, October 9.

According to reports, the strike at the Tabriz bazaar has been particularly widespread. This bazaar also played an important role in the Iranian constitutional revolution in 1905 and the Islamic revolution in 1979; many see it as a bellwether for feeling in Iran as a whole.

Rajavi Commends Striking Merchants in Iran

By INU Staff

INU - President of the Iranian Resistance Maryam Rajavi has commended the brave shopkeepers and merchants across Iran that have gone on strike to protest the cruel and corrupt regime.

She said that their strike, which comes on the heels of the truckers strike, demonstrates the public demand for regime change, noting that none of the Iranian people’s problems will be solved so long as the mullahs remain in power.

Iranian regime losing its grip on power

By INU Staff

INU - The Iranian regime has been dealing with continuous setbacks in the past few months. With each setback, it loses grasp of one more bit of power.

“death-to-the-dictator”

By INU Staff

INU - US President Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal and the renewed economic sanctions that follow, will help the US and the international community as a whole.

This Islamic Republic of Iran is mired in crises, and pressuring it while it is vulnerable is a viable strategy.

Hardline Authorities and Pro-Democracy Activists both Reject Iran’s “Reformists”

By Mahmoud Hakamian

On Thursday, Al Monitor published an article that put forward the claim that the so-called reformist movement in mainstream Iranian politics is “on its deathbed” in the midst of increased pressure from the US following President Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. Although the article did not attribute the collapse of the Iranian political faction to such outside factors, it did suggest that the recent and forthcoming re-impositions of US sanctions were exacerbating national crisis for which the Reform movement has failed to provide meaningful solutions.

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