Baneh merchants go on strike

In protest to the closure of border gates and the increase of levies on imported goods, the merchants and shop owners of Baneh, Kurdistan, went on strike. Similar protests have taken place in Kermanshah, Kurdistan’s southern neighbor.

Update: 10:45 AM (local time): Following the widespread strike, the merchants of Baneh started marching toward the governor’s office, and their rally was quickly transformed into a demonstration.



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