Continuing strikes in Iran
In Bandar Abbas today, farmers have blocked the main highway in protest to authorities not allowing their products to be sold. This is a port city and capital of Hormozgan Province on the southern coast of Iran. Burnt wheels and broken rock parts are lying on the highway now.
In Tehran, retired workers and employees at Kiantire, in Chahardangeh city are rallying against unpaid wages. Video of the event, by the motorway, has been shared on social media.
Once again, the restless workers of HEPCO steel company in Arak have gathered in large numbers by the Trans-Iranian Railway to show their unsatisfaction in regard to working conditions laid out by the government. Police in full gear, have formed a chain in front of the protesters.