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.
Day: May 7, 2018
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.
Farmers in Naqadeh were to receive money for their harvest and production but Iranian authorities didn’t fulfill their promises to them. The farmers closed down the sugar-cube factory in fury.
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.
Saad Hariri, President of the Future Movement Faction in Lebanon, says Iran has paid Hezbollah 50 million dollars in order to win the new elections.
In the city of Yasuj a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck causing damages and leaving 80 wounded. Yasuj is an industrial city near to the Zagros Mountains, southwest Iran.