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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.

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.

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