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What began in Mashhad on December 28th of last year was initially a protest over the deteriorating economic

By INU Staff

INU -What began in Mashhad on December 28th of last year was initially a protest over the deteriorating economic conditions in Iran and the increased prices of basic necessities. It quickly escalated into an uprising against the Islamic Republic itself, that raged through some 140 cities in the county.

These protests, part of a larger anti-regime uprising,

By INU Staff

INU - As over 100,000 people gathered in Paris for the annual Free Iran gathering, Iranian security forces killed four protesters in Khorramshahr, Khuzestan province.

In a series of tweets on Sunday, Rajavi condemned the shooting of Khorramshahr’s “defenceless residents” as a crime against humanity.

By INU Staff

INU - The President-Elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Maryam Rajavi, has praised the brave protesters in Khorramshahr, Iran, who took to the streets to demonstrate against water pollution on Saturday, and has urged all human rights organizations around the world to condemn the threats on the protesters’ lives by Mohammad-Javad Larijani, the international affairs assistant in the Iranian judiciary.

Sadegh Larijani- issued threats against participants in this week’s protests in Tehran

By INU Staff

INU - Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), of which the MEK is the largest member, called for immediate action by the U.N. Security Council after the head of the regime’s judiciary issued threats against participants in this week’s protests in Tehran and other cities in Iran. Mrs. Rajavi also asked for the United Nations to condemn the threats made against the Iranian protesters.

water shortage in Khuzestan province, Iran

By INU Staff

INU - Protests against the severe water shortage in Khuzestan province, Iran, have erupted in the past fortnight.

The residents have already been suffering as a result of low water quality that has left little drinkable water in cities like Abadan, Khorramshahr, and Bawi, with mainly complaining that it tastes salty. While farmers in Khuzestan have been prevented from growing crops that need a high amount of watering, with the Regime producing a list that includes rice and okra, which only needs watering once a week.

Over the past year, the value of the rial has dropped to the point that a U.S. dollar was being offered for as much as 87,000 rials on Sunday,

By INU Staff

INU - Over the past year, the value of the rial has dropped to the point that a U.S. dollar was being offered for as much as 87,000 rials on Sunday, as compared to 75,500 on Thursday of last week. This monetary crisis, and Iran’s generally failing economy, has led to massive protests. In Tehran on Sunday and Monday, protesters shut down several shops in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar.

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