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Several protests have taken place across Iran in recent days, featuring people from different occupations and backgrounds, all with diverse concerns that drove them into the streets, and the protests featured all genders and age groups.

IRAN: Angry Protesters Block Road in Urmia

By INU Staff

INU - On Wednesday, August 7, residents of the Bridge District of 3 Khordad in the city of Urmia, northwest of Iran, blocked the roadway in protest to the absence of pedestrian overpass and the occurrence of successive road accidents.

Workers Continue to Strike Across Iran

By INU Staff

INU - For the second consecutive day, rail workers in Iran have been blocking tracks in protest over the non-payment of their wages for a number of months. Workers have been blocking the tracks that link the town of Bandar Abbas to Tehran.

According to the Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA), they have not received their wages for three months.

Iran: Teachers Gather to Protest Poor Rights

By INU Staff

INU - Active and retired Iranian teachers have been holding protests over the past few days. On Sunday 28th July, hundreds gathered in front of the Plan and Budget Organization (PBO) offices and in front of the Iranian Parliament building. They were calling for adjustment payments because of the massive rise in inflation.

Teachers were also protesting the previous day outside the Ministry of Education and PBO offices.

IRAN: Angry Protests Break out in Kermanshah After Officials Threaten to Cut Electricity to Those Living in Temporary Accommodation After 2017 Earthquake

By INU Staff

INU - In November 2017, more than 600 people were killed and thousands injured in a powerful earthquake that hit Iran and Iraq. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake caused major devastation in the affected areas in Iran, and the Iranian government was criticised for leaving the people to fend for themselves in the aftermath.

Iranian Doctors in Gachsaran Protest Unpaid Wages

By INU Staff

INU - A group of physicians in Val-Fajr special clinic in Gachsaran (In Kohkilouye and Boyerahamd province, southwest Iran) said they haven't received their salaries for eight months, and in protest, they refused to show up at the clinic for three days.

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