Day: May 7, 2018

Depositors protest loss of their funds

Depositors who have their funds stolen by the Arman Vahdat financial institution gathered outside of the Islamic majlis (parliament) to demand back their money. This took place in Tehran. People also gathered outside the same bank institution in Dezful.

Baneh’s strikers burn bills

Store owners in Baneh, Kurdistan are still on strike for 23 days. They want to possess their rights taken from them by Iranian authorities. To show their fury together they burnt water and electricity bills.

Hungry man dies on the street

In Torbat Jom, a 3 hour drive from Mashhad near the border of Afghanistan, a man dies from starvation. Widening social gaps in Mashhad and nearby cities were the starting point of last year’s anti-government protests.