Ahvaz steel workers block road in protest
The protesting workers gathered largely in front of the governor’s office and closed the main road. They are the workers of Iran National Steel Industrial Group in Ahvaz and have staged this kind of protest in previous days.
Their demands remain to be fair salaries and for their medical records to be updated. extended since February due to the non-deposit of insurance of workers into the Social Security Organization account.
Ahvaz had become a major protest scene months before when the government insulted the Arab ethnic on a TV program. Some families report torture in prisons where detainees of the protest are kept.