Isfahan: Protesting farmers destroy pumping station stealing their water
Angry farmers in Isfahan, central Iran, destroyed the electric poles of a pumping station near Zayanderud River. This was in protest to the authorities stealing their share of the river waters that has ruined their crops.
It is worth noting that despite days of demonstrations and rallies by Isfahan’s farmers, no actions the authorities are refusing to act and resolve their water shortage for their agricultural needs. In fact, security forces have been arresting the protesting farmers and quelling their demonstrations.