Iranian creditors, workers, families of a political prisoner, government employees, fire fighters and hospital employees rallied in 12 protests in several Iranian cities.
Creditors demand their money
Creditors who have lost their savings to the Revolutionary Guards Corps affiliated Caspian Credit Institute in the northern city of Rasht gathered on Monday outside the institute’s offices.
Creditors who have lost their savings to the Badre Tous Company, affiliated with Caspian, also gathered outside the governorate’s office in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi demanding their money back.
Creditors of a goldsmith in Tehran also gathered outside the Supreme Court in Tehran on Monday. The Shadi Goldsmith, which has been working in western Tehran for the past 19 years, received gold from the creditors and paid them up to 30% of the profits. The institution eventually scammed more than 4,000 people.
Sistan and Baluchestan workers demand delayed paychecks
Workers in the Chabahar Municipality in the impoverished southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan gathered outside the municipality in protest to months of delayed paychecks.
Family of jailed labor activist demand his release
Also on Monday, the family of detained labor activist Esmail Bakhshi and a number of workers from the Haft Tapeh Sugarcane factory in the southern province of Khuzestan gathered outside the Shush Judiciary demanding his release.
Bakhshi was arrested on January 21 after revealing that he was tortured during his previous incarceration.
Families of plane crash victims hold rally in Tehran airport
The families of the victims of a plane crash rallied on Monday at the Mehr Abad Airport.
They were protesting on the second anniversary of the plane crash that killed all 66 passengers and crew in the Tehran-Yasouj flight.
Law students protest low bar exam admittance rates
Law students also gathered on Monday outside the Iranian parliament. They were protesting the low admittance rate for the 2018 bar exams.
Abadan municipal workers and firefighters demand unpaid wages
Municipal workers and firefighters in the southern town of Abadan protested in two rallies demanding 3 months of their delayed paychecks.
The firefighters gathered outside the office of the Abadan Friday prayer leader. They said that they did not receive regular wages and had not been given uniforms in the past two years. They also said that the fire trucks were not well equipped and therefore lacked the needed safety tools.
Government employees demand 48 months of delayed wages
Employees of the Equity Shares, described as a sort of government subsidy plan, rallied outside the Ministry of Economy in Tehran demanding their unpaid wages for the second consecutive day.
The employees were demanding 48 months of their unpaid wages. They said that they did not have job security after 12 years of work at the company.
Retired employees of regime foundation demand delayed paychecks
Retired employees of the Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs gathered outside the foundation offices in Tehran in protest to not receiving their severance package and pension bonus.
The protesters said that contrary to the promises made by the foundation, they had not received their severance package since their retirement two years ago.
The protesters had traveled to Tehran from all over Iran, yet, no one from the foundation addressed their demands.
Karaj Hospital employees demand 8-11 months of delayed paychecks
Employees and workers of the Khomeini Hospital in Karaj gathered for the second day in protest to months of delayed paychecks.
According to a protester, around 500 of the employees had not received 8 to 11 months of their wages and had only been paid around 4 months of their delayed paychecks.
This is while soaring inflation and prices has left 80% of Iranians in a very difficult financial state with many saying that they cannot afford their most basic needs.