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By INU Staff

INU- Members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran’s (PMOI or MEK) “resistance units” gathered at the gravesite of world champion wrestler and civil activist, Gholamreza Takhti, earlier this month, to pay their respects to all those killed by the Iranian Regime during the nationwide protests against clerical rule that sprang up just over a year ago.

Maryam Rajavi Supports Protests by Farmers and Retirees

By Siavosh

The leader of the Iranian Resistance, Maryam Rajavi, has made a statement in support of the recent protests in Iran by retirees and farmers, declaring that these anti-regime protests will continue until the end of the mullahs’ rule.

At these protests on Wednesday, January 2, retirees in Tehran and Mashhad and farmers in Isfahan called the Regime out for their tyranny, their failure to implement their promises, and the fact that the Iranian people are forced to live in dire conditions.

Public Protests, Government Mismanagement Set to Continue in Iran in 2019

By Edward Carney

In the Iranian capital city of Tehran, the year 2018 ended amidst protests and clashes between student activists and security forces. Voice of America News reported that about 200 protesters had gathered on Monday for the third consecutive day of demonstrations stemming from a bus crash that killed 10 people and brought renewed attention to systematic disregard for safety measures and issues of public welfare in general.

Understanding the Year of Unrest in Iran

By INU Staff

INU- As protests raged throughout Iran at this time last year, with demonstrators displaying their anger over unemployment, economic hardship, laws mandating the wearing of the hijab, and their government’s foreign policy, the world watched the people of Iran voice their desire for regime change.

Iran Regime losing friends and gaining enemies

By INU Staff

INU- As anti-regime protests and general discontent among the Iranian public grow, more members of the international community are trying to distance themselves from the ruling mullahs.

 Workers Respond to Growing Poverty

By Edward Carney

On Monday, the high-profile strike by steelworkers in the city of Ahvaz entered its 38th consecutive day. On that day, IranWire reported that the protesters had heard “a response” from security forces in the form of a new round of mass arrests, perhaps the largest and most indiscriminate of its kind since the strike began. The bulk of the raids in this case reportedly took place overnight, and were carried out in absence of warrants, as is commonplace in instances of politically motivated arrests.


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