March 20 - Marivan, #Kurdistan Province, W #Iran
People celebrating #Nowruz are seen chanting "Death to Dictator."
#IranProtests continue.
March 20 - Pasargad, central #Iran
For those wondering how the mullahs' "celebrate" #Nowruz, here is a glimpse.
Video shows the police beating a young man, who like many others sought to welcome the new year alongside an ancient monument.
More reason for #IranProtests.
March 21 - Andimeshk, SW #Iran
Employees of the Arya Cement Co. protesting not receiving their salaries for the past 12 months.
#IranProtests
March 23 - Isfahan, central #Iran
Protesting farmers rallying once again at the city's Khaju Bridge, demanding answers on rerouting of Zayandeh River waters.
#IranProtests
March 23 - Isfahan, central #Iran
Unable to tolerate a simple rally held by farmers demanding answers on rerouting of a local river, authorities are dispatching security forces to the scene to prevent any anti-government #IranProtests.
March 23 - Isfahan, central #Iran
Angry farmers protesting authorities rerouting a local river, causing major issues for their lives.
#IranProtests.
March 23 - Isfahan, central #Iran
Angry farmers protesting authorities rerouting a local river, causing major issues for their lives.
They are heard chanting:
"We don't want incompetent officials"
#IranProtests
Rasht, #Iran
Four representatives of the "Iran Poplin" weaving company have been arrested for protesting not receiving wages for the past 3 months.
More reason for #IranProtests & #RegimeChange.
March 25 - Tehran, #Iran
Authorities gave a green light to flight heading to Urmia despite stormy weather. Passengers respond by chanting:
"Incompetent official, resign, resign"
#IranProtests
March 26 - Rasht, N #Iran
Employees of the "Iran Poplin" weaving company protesting expulsion of guild representatives & not receiving wages for the past 3 months.
#IranProtests
March 27 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Company's agricultural branch staged their first protest of the new Iranian calendar year, demanding 2 months of delayed wages & their new year bonuses.
#IranProtests
March 27 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Video of employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Company's agricultural branch staging their first protest of the new Iranian calendar year, demanding 2 months of delayed wages & new year bonuses.
#IranProtests
March 27 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Authorities are giving in to the demands raised by employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Co. Four apprehended guild representatives have been reportedly released. They continue to seek two months of delayed wages & new year bonuses.
#IranProtests
March 28 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Co. on their second day of strikes, demanding two months of delayed wages & new year bonuses.
#IranProtests
March 27 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Locals rallying outside state TV/radio building & protesting a recent insult by the IRIB.
#BanIRIB2018
#IranProtests
March 28 - Lenjan, central #Iran
Farmers rallying outside the governor's office & demanding their share of water for their farms.
#IranProtests
Susangerd, SW #Iran
Man sets his motorcycle ablaze after state police unjustly sought to confiscate it.
#IranProtests #WednesdayWisdom
March 27 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Locals seen forcing state police to retreat after authorities intended to destroy people's homes.
#IranProtests continue.
March 27 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More footage of locals standing up to state police firing tear gas. Authorities intended to destroy people's homes, activists say.
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Co. are seen heading towards the Shush governorate office to hold a protest rally. This comes after officials closed down their company.
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Shush, SW #Iran
Employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Co. rallying outside the Shush governor office and chanting in irony:
"Death to workers, hats off to oppressors"
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Co. rallying outside the factory. This is the third day of their strike.
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Security forces deployed in crackdown of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
New footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV. People saying shots heard.
(1/5)
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
New footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
(2/5)
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
New footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
(3/5)
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
New footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
(4/5)
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
New footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
(5/5)
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
Mahshahr, SW #Iran
Locals protesting to insults by city theater, activists say.
Authorities heard begging people to stop their protests.
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Recently received footage of people protesting recent insult by state TV.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Recently received footage of authorities dispatching anti-riot units in response to people staging widespread protests again recent state TV insults .
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More recently arrived footage of people protesting state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More recently arrived footage of people protesting state TV insult. Youths are seen standing up to anti-riot units, saying their rally is completely peaceful.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Footage of anti-riot units imposing crackdown against people protesting state TV insult. Shots are heard.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Newly received footage of anti-riot units imposing crackdown against people protesting state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
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People continuing their march & rallies as they protest state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
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People continuing their march & rallies as they protest state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 29 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists reporting women playing major part in the continuing march & rallies as locals protest state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists reporting people continuing to march & rally as locals protest state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists posting this video saying protesters are being surrounded by authorities & anti-riot units.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists posting images of massive rallies as people continue to protester a recent state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists posting this video saying anti-riot units are seen shooting directly at protesters.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Isfahan, central #Iran
Protesting farmers take matters in their own hands & open the path of Zayanderud River waters after authorities had rerouted the flow for their own benefits, activists say.
#IranProtests
March 30 - Abadan, SW #Iran
Activists reporting rallies continued into the night as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Mahshahr, SW #Iran
Activists reporting rallies continued into the night as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Hamidiyeh, SW #Iran
Activists reporting rallies continued into the night as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Employees of the Hafttapeh Sugar Cane Co. rallying outside the building demanding months of unpaid wages.
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Kianpars district
Activists reporting rallies continued into the night as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 30 - Kut Seyed Naim, SW #Iran
Activists reporting rallies continued into the night as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
4th day of rallies continued as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult, government crackdown and marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Footage shows anti-riot units being deployed from Khorramabad (W Iran) to Ahvaz.
4th day of rallies continue as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Hafttapeh, SW #Iran
Reports show authorities hunting down employees of the city's sugar co.
Saeed Mansouri & Habib Jenaie are amongst those arrested. Foad Hejazi's brother has been arrested in his place. Authorities are also attacking employees' homes.
#IranProtests
March 31 - Kuy Alavi, Ahvaz, SW #Iran
4th day of rallies continue as protesters are furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Kuy Alavi, Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists report authorities dispatched to quell demonstration of protesters who are furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Farhani St.
Activists report authorities dispatched (shots heard) to quell demonstration of protesters who are furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists report unrest as locals, furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities, continue peaceful protests & authorities resort to crackdown.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
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March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists report unrest as locals, furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities, continue peaceful protests & authorities resort to crackdown.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
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March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists report unrest as locals, furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities, continue peaceful protests & authorities resort to crackdown.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
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March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Protesters respond to a plainclothes agent seeking to infiltrate into their ranks during last night's rally.
Demonstrators are furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
March 31 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Protesters set fire to plainclothes agent's motor cycle.
Demonstrators are furious about a recent state TV insult, regime crackdown & marginalization of minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
I am not an advocate of violence. Not at all.
I am posting this clip just to show how the Iranian people feel about the regime ruling #Iran.
This is a second video of protesters responding to a plainclothes agent attempting to infiltrate into their rally.
#IranProtests continue.
April 1 - Abadan, SW #Iran
Activists reporting authorities dispatching anti-riot units & vehicles to create a climate of fear.
#IranProtests are taking their toll.
This cartoon is a brief yet telling history of #Iran.
#IranProtests are telling the mullahs: #GameOver
April 2 - Malashieh, Ahvaz, SW #Iran
People seen protesting cruelty & discrimination imposed by the mullahs' regime.
#IranProtests are taking their toll.
April 2 - Malashieh, Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More footage:
People seen protesting cruelty & discrimination imposed by the mullahs' regime.
#IranProtests are taking their toll.
April 3 - Baneh & Sardasht, #Kurdistan Province, W #Iran
Store-owners on strike.
#IranProtests continue.
April 3 - Javanrud, #Kermanshah Province, #Iran
Activist posts video of store-owners on strike, protesting the regime's cruelty.
#IranProtests continue.
April 3 - Saqqez, #Kurdistan Province, W #Iran
Bazaar store-owners on strike, protesting border closure & the IRGC taking control, negatively affecting the income of tens of thousands of people.
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Protesters continuing rallies against state TV insults.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
Human rights activists are saying more than 160 people have been arrested as protests continue in the cities of Ahvaz, Abadan, Mahshahr & Khorramshahr of Khuzestan Province, SW #Iran.
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More footage of protesters continuing rallies against state TV insults.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Protesters identifying & destroying a vehicle belonging to an #IRGC element.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More footage of protesters continuing rallies against state TV insults. Locals of Lashkar Abad joining those from Shilang Abad.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Protesters setting fire to a government vehicle.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Video showing authorities dispatching security forces to disperse protesters.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists say video shows killed IRGC element & his destroyed car after he tried to infiltrate into the protesters' ranks.
People are protesting insults by state TV against Iran's Arab community.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More videos of angry protesters attacking IRGC element & his car after he tried to infiltrate into the protesters' ranks.
People are protesting insults by state TV against Iran's Arab community.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
April 3 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
More videos of locals protesting insults by state TV against the Arab community.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Protesters rallying in Ein Do district bazaar (Seyed Karim) & security forces attacking the peaceful demonstrators.
#IranProtests
#Iran activists saying dozens of people literally burned to death in a suspicious Ahvaz fire yet none of the media outlets cared to report it on their first pages.
#IranProtests will continue.
#BREAKING
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Protesters rallying in Ein Do district bazaar (Seyed Karim) & security forces are seen in this image surrounding the area.
#IranProtests
#BREAKING
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Activists reporting security forces attacking peaceful protesters.
There are reports of tear gas used against the demonstrators.
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#IranProtests
#BREAKING
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Activists reporting security forces attacking peaceful protesters.
(2/3)
#IranProtests
#BREAKING
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Activists reporting security forces attacking peaceful protesters.
(3/3)
#IranProtests
#BREAKING
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Activists reporting security forces marching their units to create a climate of fear.
#IranProtests
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
Protesters' spirits are high in their anti-government rally tonight.
#IranProtests
April 4 - Ahvaz, #Iran
More video showing night rallies by the lively protesters.
#IranProtests
April 4 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Employees of the National Steel Group rallying outside the governor's office demanding their delayed paychecks.
"If you're incompetent, then resign," they're chanting.
#IranProtests continue.
April 5 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists reporting security forces being dispatched to pre-scheduled location of tonight's rally.
#IranProtests continue.
April 5 - #Iran
Leaders of the Bakhtiari community expressing solidarity with the Arab community of Iran in their ongoing protests against insults by state TV.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 5 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Rallies continuing as demonstrators are protesting insults by state TV against Iran's Arab community.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
#BREAKING NEW FOOTAGE
April 5 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Rallies continuing as demonstrators protest insults by state TV against Iran's Arab community.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
#BREAKING NEW FOOTAGE
April 5 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Rallies continuing as protesters demand the regime to #FreeAllPoliticalPrisoners & stop altering the social fabric of their city.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
#BREAKING NEW FOOTAGE
April 5 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Rallies continuing as protesters call on all Iranians to support their demonstration.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
#BREAKING NEW FOOTAGE
April 5 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Activists saying authorities are dispatching security forces to create a climate of fear & quell the protesters.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
#BREAKING NEW FOOTAGE
April 6 - Kian district, Ahvaz, SW #Iran
12 am local time
Protesters continuing their anti-government rallies.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
#BREAKING
April 6 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Images show the vehicle of an MP from Ahvaz being targeted in gunfire.
#IranProtests escalating.
April 6 - Varzaneh, Isfahan Province, central #Iran
Farmers continuing their protests against rerouting of local river waters by authorities, leading to the destruction of their crops.
These protests are continuing for 50 days now.
#IranProtests
Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Protesting youth arrested by authorities.
#IranProtests continue.
Iranians from across the country seen here expressing their solidarity with the Arab community protests in Ahvaz, SW #Iran. This goes against state TV discrimination & marginalization of Iran's minorities.
#BanIRIB
#IranProtests
April 7 - Isfahan, #Iran
Deprived farmers continuing their rallies, protesting the rerouting of Zayanderud River waters that has destroyed their crops.
#IranProtests continue.
April 7 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Reports indicate armed men attacked a center associated to Abbas Kabi, a member of Iran's Assembly of Experts.
Kabi's son said the attackers staged their assault at 10:24 pm local time.
isna.ir/news/970119054…
#IranProtests escalating.
#BreakingNews
April 7 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Footage of an armed men attack on a "center" associated to Abbas Kabi, a member of Iran's Assembly of Experts.
Kabi's son said the attackers staged their assault at 10:24 pm local time.
#IranProtests escalating.
April 9 - Isfahan, #Iran
Large number of security forces dispatched as protesters rally in major demonstration.
#IranProtests continue.
As protests continue, #Iran MP Haji Doleigani says from August of this year five million people in Isfahan Province will not have drinking water.
eghtesadonline.com/%D8%A8%D8%AE%D…
More reason for #IranProtests & #RegimeChange.
April 9 - Isfahan, #Iran
Large units of security forces seen taking action against protesters.
#IranProtests continue.
April 10 - Isfahan, #Iran
Authorities dispatch large number of anti-riot units to prevent any demonstration by protesting farmers.
#IranProtests continue.
April 10 - Isfahan, #Iran
Image vividly shows massive deployment of anti-riot units to quell demonstrations by protesting farmers.
#IranProtests continue.
April 12 - Isfahan, #Iran
Activists reporting large number of anti-riot motorcycle units dispatched to quell ongoing protests.
#IranProtests continue.
April 14 - Isfahan, #Iran
Sources indicate authorities are imposing martial law as farmers continue to protest & demand their share of a local river for their farms.
#IranProtests continue.
April 14 - Isfahan, #Iran
Authorities dispatch large units of special anti-riot forces & resort to bird-shots in order to disperse protesters.
#IranProtests continue.
#BREAKING
April 14 - Isfahan, #Iran
Large rally reported as protesters are demanding the release of 30 demonstrators arrested this morning.
Locals are seeking their share of a local river's water that is being plundered by authorities for their interests.
"#Iran: Who will blow out the 41st candle?"
Interesting @AmericanThinker read by @shahriarkia
americanthinker.com/blog/2018/04/i…
WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGE
April 15 - Baneh, #Kurdistan Province, W #Iran
Protesting youth attacked an armed government agent who resorted to bird-shorts as he intended to disperse a demonstration crowd.
#IranProtests
April 15 - Marvdasht, Fars Province, south-central #Iran
Protesters seen attacking state-police, forcing them to flee the scene.
#IranProtests
April 16 - Kazerun, southern #Iran
Major rally reported against a decision made by an MP dividing the city territory.
#IranProtests
#BREAKING
April 17 - Kazerun, southern #Iran
Major rally turning into clashes as people show resistance against state police attempting to disperse the crowd.
#IranProtests
April 17 - Kazerun, southern #Iran
"Our enemy is right here, they (the regime) keeps saying its America"
The Iranian people are ridiculing the regime's slogans of "Death to America."
Another sign of increasing #IranProtests & the people saying this regime doesn't represent us.
April 17 - Kazerun, southern #Iran
More images of a major rally turning into clashes as people stand up to club-wielding police attempting to quell the protesters.
The people are overcoming their fears & will no longer tolerate such actions.
#IranProtests
#Iran activists are posting these images saying repressive police attacked the homes of protesting farmers in Isfahan.
#IranProtests #IranUprising
Store-owners in the cities of Piranshahr, Sardasht, Baneh, Marivan, Mahabad, Javanroud & Saqqez in #Iran's #Kurdistan Province have launched a general strike.
#BREAKING
April 18
Major demonstration reported in Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
Thread provides more info.
#HappeningNow
April 19
Major rally reported in Kazerun, southern #Iran, as demonstrators protest plans to divide their city.
#IranProtests
Thread provides more info.
April 19
Mass demonstration continues in Kazerun, southern #Iran, as protesters vow to stand against plans to divide their city.
#IranProtests
Thread provides more info.
April 19
Khamenei dispatched Saeed Jalili, his representative in the Supreme National Security Council, to bring an end to a general strike launched in many western #Iran cities bordering Iraq.
This is how the people responded.
April 19 - Kazrun, southern #Iran
Locals are saying an unofficial martial law has been imposed as authorities are dispatching a large number of security forces to this city to quell future protests.
#IranProtests continue.
April 20 - Kazerun, southern #Iran
Protesters turn Friday prayer into a major anti-regime rally.
"Our enemy is right here, they always say its America."
This can be a turning point as people can use each Friday to stage anti-government demos.
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April 20 - Kazerun, southern #Iran
Protesters turn Friday prayer into a major anti-regime rally.
"Beware of the day we get armed"
"Our disgrace, our state TV/radio"
#BanIRIB
(2/2)
April 20 - #Iran's #Kurdistan Province witnessing continuing strikes & protests as store-owners & merchants demand reopening of border with #Iraq.
irannewswire.org/2018/04/20/ten…
From March 21st to April 20th protests were reported in numerous cities across #Iran.
#IranProtests continue & the uprising is very much alive.
#SaturdayMorning
April 22 - Supplementary reports on continuing strikes in #Iran's western provinces of Kurdistan, Kermanshah & West Azerbaijan.
#IranProtests
irannewswire.org/2018/04/22/con…
April 24 - Tabriz, NW #Iran
Activists say people forced to attend Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at a soccer stadium are scene leaving in the middle of his remarks.
Another sign of continuing #IranProtests.
April 24 - Tabriz, NW #Iran
People seen showing a red card (meaning expulsion in a soccer game) during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at a soccer stadium.
Another sign of continuing #IranProtests.
April 24 - Tabriz, NW #Iran
More scenes of people ridiculing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at a soccer stadium.
Another sign of continuing #IranProtests.
#IranProtests continued in new form as Tabriz locals dismayed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a speech today.
#Iran
irannewswire.org/2018/04/24/rou…
Marivan, Kurdistan Province, W #Iran
Residents were protesting the IRGC murdering of a local man, Haj Latif Nami. He was killed by Col. Kave Kohnepushi who then set Nami’s home ablaze. Protests continued late into the night.
#IranProtests
CORRECTION:
Haji Latif Nikpay (L)
IRGC Col. Kave Kohnepushi (R)
Scenes from Marivan, Kurdistan Province, W #Iran
Authorities dispatched security units to quell protesters.
#IranProtests
This map depicts the number of protests reported across #Iran on Tuesday, April 25th.
#IranProtests continue.
"Porters are hungry"
As #Iran's regime continues its policy of closing borders with Iraq, resulting in tens of thousands of locals losing their source of income, this young child resembles the people's suffering.
#IranProtests
For those claiming #IranProtests have died down:

"If the people revolt, they will throw us all to the sea," says a senior official in #Iran's hierarchy.
dw.com/fa-ir/%D8%AC%D…
A picture is worth a thousand words

April 30 - #Baneh, #Kurdistan Province, #Iran
"Daddy doesn't have bread"
"We are not hoodlums. We want bread."

The Iranian regime continues to close large segments of the Iran-Iraq border, depriving many people of their income.
#IranProtests
#LabourDay in #Iran
May 1
Video shows #MayDay rally in Tehran outside the regime's parliament.
#LabourDay in #Iran
May 1
Images show #MayDay rally in Saqqez, Kurdistan Province.
#LabourDay in #Iran
Video shows people chanting anti-government slogans even at the regime's own #MayDay rally in Tehran.
"Death to oppressors, hail to workers"
#LabourDay in #Iran
Video shows protesters at Tehran's #MayDay chanting slogans demanding the release of detained workers.
#LabourDay in #Iran
Video shows brave female protesters at Tehran's #MayDay rally explaining how they were able to help a number of women arrested by authorities escape.
People are overcoming their fears.
#LabourDay in Yazd, central #Iran
Video shows a large #MayDay march in the city's Modares Boulevard.
Protesters are chanting:
"Workers are aware & despite exploitation"
#LaborDay
Authorities use pepper spray to disperse a protesting crowd of investors demanding their savings back from the state-run Alborz Credit Institute in Karaj, W of Tehran #Iran.
#MayDay
#LaborDay
Protesters in #Iran rallying outside the parliament in Tehran, holding placards reading:
"Workers don't belong in prison"
#MayDay
#LaborDay rally in Tehran, #Iran, outside the regime's parliament
Sign reads:
"1% fully provided for - 99% utterly starving"
#MayDay
Labor activists arrested today in #Iran
Afshin Heyratian (TL)
Mohsen Thaghafi (BL)
Othman Esmaeeli (TR)
Mostafa Aghaee (CR)
Hossein Azar Gashasb (BR)
#MayDay #LaborDay
"To the billionaire minister, I haven't purchased meat for 40 months"

A very telling sign of the atrocious conditions #Iran's workers are enduring under the mullahs' regime.
Over 50 million Iranians are living in poverty, according to a state news agency.

#MayDay #LaborDay
#BREAKING from #Baneh, W #Iran
Sources say security forces, including the IRGC, are unofficially imposing martial law & signs indicate authorities intend to force storeowners & bazaar merchants to end their 17-day strike.
May 2 - #Baneh, W #Iran
General strike continues for 18th consecutive day despite authorities cutting off Internet connections.
Locals are calling on neighboring towns of Sardasht, Saqqez, Divandareh, Marivan, Sanandaj, Bukan & others to joint their protest movement.
May 3 - Kazerun, Fars Province, southern #Iran
Massive rally outside the governor's office as people continue to protest plans to divide their city.
#IranProtests
#ThursdayThoughts
Despite the massive filtering of social media websites imposed by #Iran's regime, the Iranian people are seen sharing such cartoons to voice their thoughts about the ruling mullahs' regime.
#ThursdayThoughts
#NorthKorea will be eliminating its intercontinental ballistic missiles once & for all, according to Japan's Asahi Shimbun daily.
U.S. nuclear experts & CIA agents recently went to N. Korea to prepare the upcoming meeting between Trump & Kim Jong Un.

#ThursdayThoughts for #Iran!
The Iranian people are overcoming their fears.
Video shows crowd rushing to the support of a deprived street-vendor as municipality agents sought to confiscate his goods (being his only means of income).
#Iran's regime is terrified of a restive, powder keg society.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
Central Bank
Credit firm clients demanding their savings back are attacked by state police.
Security forces resorting to brute force against peaceful protesters.
#IranProtests
"Rouhani, you're a traitor if you remain silent"
People are heard chanting during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's recent speech in the city of Neyshabur, NE #Iran.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
Clients of the Arman-e Vahdat credit firm staging major protest rally outside the branch demanding their savings back.

Regime-backed institutions are known to rob people of their savings.
#IranProtests
Outside Alborz Province governor's office, N #Iran
Clients of the Alborz Development credit firm demanding savings back.

"They say U.S. is a thief, Iran [regime] is the king of all thieves"
"They took our money, now they dispatch club-wielders"

Security units attack protesers.
After of a day of teachers & people from other parts of life rallying in 41 different cities on Wednesday demanding their delayed paychecks, authorities responded by providing each teacher with a document thanking them for their hard work!
#Iran
#IranProtests
People of #Baneh, western #Iran, are saying if the Iran-Iraq border isn't opened before May 15th, they will expand their ongoing general strike by boycotting all gov institutions & banks, and refuse to pay water, electricity, gas, telephone & all other bills.
Expanding strikes in Shahriar, west of Tehran, #Iran
Gold & jewelery stores closed on May 10th.
#IranProtests
Four teachers arrested on Thursday as teachers across #Iran staged a nationwide protest rally demanding their delayed paychecks.
All the while, the regime is demanding $12K for their release.
#IranProtests
Mohammad Habibi, beaten & arrested yesterday in Tehran's teachers protests yesterday (May10), is being held in an unknown location.
#Iran
#IranProtests
#WeAreHostages
Tehran market, #Iran
Store-owners & bazaar merchants joining an ongoing general strike launched 27 days by #Baneh in Kurdistan Province.
Iran's regime suffering blows from within & abroad.
#IranProtests
Mashhad, NE #Iran
Three bazaar districts are currently on strike, sources say.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
Clients of the IRGC-affiliated Caspian credit firm are demanding their stolen savings returned and Central Bank chief Valiollah Seif's immediate resignation.
#IranProtests
A brave mother in today's protests in Tehran, #Iran:
- "They (the mullahs" are robbing the people under the name of God, then sit on their thrones expressing hollow claims"
- "They robbed us of our oil, gas & water. They sold it all & pocketed the profits"
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
Another image of the capital's bazaar on strike today.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
New footage of bazaar merchants & store-owners on strike in the country's capital.
This protest is in solidarity with the ongoing 27-day general strike launched by the locals of #Baneh, Kurdistan Province (western Iran).
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
Aladdin bazaar store-owners on strike & even the electricity is even turned off.
This is resulting from the nosediving currency crisis.
#IranDealWithdrawl
Tehran, #Iran
Kuwaitis Mall store-owners on strike.
Word on the street is the country's economy is crumbling following the #IranDealWithdrawl.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
More store-owners & merchants in the capital's famous bazaar are joining the expanding general strike.
#IranProtests
Ardabil, NW #Iran
Store-owners on strike in the city bazaar, joining a continuing general strike in #Baneh, Ahvaz, Tehran & Mashhad's gold retailers.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
As store-owners in Aladdin mall and the "mobile" bazaar join a nationwide general strike, authorities are seen dispatching motorcycle anti-riot units to these areas.
#IranProtests
#WeAreHostages
Kerman, central #Iran
Activists report store-owners in the city's famous "Azadi" (Freedom) bazaar are joining the general strike witnessed in a variety of cities across the country.
#IranProtests
Demonstrators in Kazerun, southern #Iran, holding a massive march chanting against the Iranian regime's foreign meddling:
"They support Gaza, yet betray Kazerun"
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
19 protests registered across #Iran on Tuesday, May 19th, in the cities of Tehran, Isfahan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Rasht, Arak, Yasuj, Kuhrang, Qeshem, Baneh, Abadan, Bandar Abbas, Tabriz, Dezful, Ardokan, Goharkuh & Tomp, Yazd, Sistan & Kurdistan.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#Iran
Golshahr-Sadeghiyeh Metro
8:30 am local time

People heard chanting "Death to Dictator" as metro service suffers technical difficulties.

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
For those who claim #IranProtests have died down, this video is from the city of Kazerun (southern #Iran) where people have been demonstrating all day & are continuing their rally into the night, protesting plans to divide their city.
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Reports indicate at least 100 protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, have been arrested by authorities & security forces are opening fire.
Three demonstrators are reportedly killed & a number of others, including a woman, are injured.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
First image of a wounded protester in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
Authorities have arrested over 100 protesters & opened fire on demonstrators, sources say.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
First video of authorities opening fire on protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
Authorities have arrested over 100 protesters, killing at least three & numerous others are wounded, including a woman.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
More footage of demonstrators protesting authorities opening fire on tonight's rally in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
First footage of angry demonstrators setting fire to a police station & a police vehicle in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
More footage of angry demonstrators setting fire to a police station & a police vehicle in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
Reports indicate people are taking arms.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
More images of wounded protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
Demonstrators are setting fire to a local police station & a police vehicle.
Reports also indicate people are taking up arms.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, rallying outside a police station where protesters are said to be held.
Sources say people are taking up arms.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, hurling stones at a police station.
Shots are fired.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources indicate protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, are continuing their demonstration & intend to take over the city's governor office.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Latest report from protests in #Kazerun, southern #Iran:
- Authorities firing tear gas & bird shots
- Gunfire heard from roads leading to Enghelab & Hamidi streets
- Locals living in nearby Shiraz are planning to go to Kazerun tomorrow
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, sending more footage of angry demonstrators setting a local police station on fire.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, sending more footage of protesters continuing their demonstration into late hours of the night, demanding the release of arrested demonstrators.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, sending more footage of protesters demanding the release of arrested demonstrators.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Iranians spreading the word about the news of protests in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, using the Farsi hashtag:

#كازرون_در_خون

Kazerun in blood

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Uncomfirmed reports from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, indicate a 12-year-old girl wounded by authorities has lost her life.
#كازرون_در_خون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Names of numerous arrested protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran:

Mohammad Shafi'i
Mohammad Dehghan
Mehdi Davoudi
Masoud Mokhtarzadeh
Akbar Abbasi
Behnam Yousefian
Hossein Heydari
Mohammad Rasekhi

#كازرون_در_خون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, sending a photo saying this is the leg of a female protester shot by authorities using live bullets.
#كازرون_در_خون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources reporting around 40 anti-riot vehicles have left Shiraz & are heading towards #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#كازرون
#كازرون_در_خون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources from #Kazerun, southern #Iran say:
- Hamid Biyun & Majid Sirous are two protesters killed by authorities
- More than seven protesters are wounded
- Clashes erupted at Boniyad Shaheed St. & police intel building set on fire
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources from #Kazerun, southern #Iran say locals in the town of Seif Abad, south of Kazerun, have opened fire on state police units.
People in Kazerun are taking up arms & throwing stones on police units from their rooftops.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Sources from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, say anti-riot units have reached the city.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Majid Sirous, a local of #Kazerun, southern #Iran, killed in tonight's protests as authorities opened fire on demonstrators.
RIP
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Latest report of protesters killed by authorities in #Kazerun, southern #Iran:

Reza Jokar
Hamid Biyun
Majis Sirous
Bahman Ahmadi
Ali Mohammadi
Parastu Jokar

#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Footage of anti-riot units arriving at #Kazerun, southern #Iran, & heading towards the city's governor office.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Footage of protesters wounded by authorities in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Images of more protesters wounded by authorities in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
New footage of tonight's anti-regime protests #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Images of female protesters wounded by authorities in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Reports indicate the locals of Seif Abad, located south of #Kazerun in southern #Iran, are blocking a road to prevent anti-riot units being dispatched from Shiraz to reach Kazerun.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
More footage of anti-riot units reaching #Kazerun in southern #Iran from the city of Shiraz.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
More incoming footage of anti-riot units reaching #Kazerun in southern #Iran from the city of Shiraz.
Bank Melli Intersection
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Image of Reza Jokar, said to be the first protester killed in tonight's protests of #Kazerun, in southern #Iran.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New video shows protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, transferring a wounded demonstrator to a hospital.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Video shows protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, being attacked by security forces & anti-riot units, sources say.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New footage of Boniyad Shaheed St. in #Kazerun, southern #Iran
Source says police intelligence building set ablaze by protesters
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Activists are reporting locals in various cities across #Iran are planning rallies in support of #Kazerun:

Ahvaz, SW Iran
Isfahan, central Iran
Shiraz, southern Iran
Mashhad, NE Iran

Rallies scheduled for Thursday 10 am, local time

#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New reports indicate dozens of protesters were wounded as authorities opened fire on demonstrators last night in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
Opposition says the mullahs are more vulnerable than ever before & regime change is attainable.
#كازرون
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
May 16 - Tehran, #Iran
Images show store-owners in the capital's Negin mall refusing their shops & joining a general strike.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(1)
Situation in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, reported as tense.
Roads leading to city's main square filled with security & anti-riot units.
Various groups of protesters are gathering & setting tires on fire.
Security units firing tear gas at protesters.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(2)
Death of two protesters confirmed. Some sources reporting four deaths.
Nine others are injured, two of which are reported as in serious conditions.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
#Kazerun, southern #Iran
Mobile & internet network reportedly shut down.
Locals of Seif Abad, south of Kazerun, killed two state agents last night, sources say.
Reports show Karimi, Kazerun intel chief, has evacuated his family from the city.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#Kazerun protests receiving coverage in media.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
foxnews.com/politics/2018/…
Map shows a variety of protests staged on Wednesday, May 16th, across #Iran.
#IranProtests are very much alive.
#FreeIran2018
A mullah's tweet in response to people spreading the word about #Kazerun protests in southern #Iran:

"Please don't spread lies, exaggerate or draw cartoons about Kazerun. Tweet a bit about the conditions of black people in the U.S. & protesters in France!"

#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
#Kazerun, southern #Iran
12:30 pm local time
Large gathering of protesters heading towards Jomhouri (Republic) St.
People chanting:
"We are ready for an uprising"
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
#Kazerun, southern #Iran
Reports indicate security units using plastic bullets today.
2 dead, more than 15 injured.
Internet is very slow.
Bus stations & a number of banks damaged, sources say.
Protesters throwing rocks at security units.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
#Kazerun, southern #Iran
Sources say 7 dead (5 men, 1 woman, 1 young girl)
Stores & banks closed.
Protesters damaged all banks.
Tires on fire in streets leading to main square.
Air full of tear gas.
2 police trailers & 4 vehicles set on fire.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Graffiti in Tehran, #Iran reads:
"#Kazerun drowned in blood. People, rise in support."

Reports indicate internet & telephone lines are down in Kazerun since 5 am Thursday morning local time.

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Students of Tehran's Amir Kabir Tech University issue a statement supporting the #Kazerun protests & condemning security forces' attacks & use of live bullets.

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(1)
#BREAKING
New video from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, shows intensity of recent clashes between protesters & security forces.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(2)
#BREAKING
New video from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, shows intensity of recent clashes between protesters & security forces.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(3)
#BREAKING
New video from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, shows intensity of recent clashes between protesters & security forces.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
New images from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, shows intensity of recent clashes between protesters & security forces.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Fars Province governor claims #Kazerum protests are under control while numerous locals have lost their lives.
If the situation is under control, why are telephone & internet lines down?
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Unconfirmed reports from #Kazerun, southern #Iran:
- At least five dead during Wednesday night's protests
- (Two dead is confirmed)
- 12 year old boy may be among the dead
- One dead today
- Some hospitals reporting 60 wounded protesters
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Video shows numerous security & anti-riot units being dispatched to quell protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Sources from #Kazerun reporting people taken over the city.
At least 7 or 8 security forces' motorcycles set on fire & destroyed.
Security units were surrounded & didn't know where to flee.
Authorities dispatching more anti-riot units from Shiraz.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#Iran's state-run media are acknowledging the protests in #Kazerun by reporting one dead & six wounded in last night's skirmishes.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
New video shows protesters setting tires on fire in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Latest unconfirmed report from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, indicates authorities imposing a state of martial law.
All stores & banks are closed.
Clashes continued until early this morning.
5 deaths, including 3 protesters & 2 security forces.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New image of a young man badly wounded by security forces in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Reports from #Kazerun indicate more than 100 motorcycles belonging to #Iran's security forces have been destroyed by protesters.
Anti-riot units were no match for the demonstrators.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Graffiti in Amol, northern #Iran
"Long live Kazerun"
"Let's fight this to the end"

#Kazerun protesters enjoy support from across the country.

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Employees of #Iran's National Oil Co. issue a statement supporting #Kazerun protests.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Store-owners in Maku, northwest #Iran, closed their stores protesting the regime's custom policies that has led to a shortage in supplies for their stores.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
More images from #Kazerun, southern #Iran
-Internet is down
-Locals main concern is for their voices not being heard
-City is nearly in total control of the protesters
-Anti riot units are terrified
-2 helicopters also arrived from Shiraz. Load unknown
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Graffiti from Kermanshah, western #Iran, in support of #Kazerun protests:

"Beware of the day we are armed. You shed Kazerun's blood. It will not go unanswered."

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
More images of #Iran's authorities dispatching anti-riot units to quell #Kazerun protests.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
"We swear on the martyrs' blood, everyday we'll be in Shohada (Martyrs) Square"

Locals in #Kazerun vow to continue protests

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
People in Tehran, the capital of #Iran, expressing their support for #Kazerun protests.

"Kazerun engulfed in blood - Rise in support - Tehran"

#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
Checkpoints & heavy security presence reported in Tehran between the mansion of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei & Jomhouri (Republic) St., sources say.
Authorities & senior officials concerned of #Kazerun protests spreading across #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Video from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, shows emergency bus used to transfer at least 30 members of security forces & anti-riot units injured in recent clashes with protesters.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(1)
Video of today's clashes between protesters and security forces in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(2)
Video of today's clashes between protesters and security forces in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(3)
Video of today's clashes between protesters and security forces in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(1)
From #Kazerun, #Iran
9:30 pm local time
- Anti-riot units stationed in all streets leading to Shohada Sq.
- People gathering without chanting to stage new attacks
- All internet & mobile phone connections are down
- Activists sending reports from 10 km outside of the city
(2)
From #Kazerun, #Iran
9:30 pm local time
- Authorities not allowing anyone to take footage
- People seen with mobile phones are arrested on the spot & your phones are broken before your eyes
- Activists say they have plenty of footage they cannot send due to slow internet
#BREAKING
#Kazerun, #Iran
A number of busses seen transferring dozens of injured state police unit members to Vali Asr Hospital in Nour Abad Momaseni, located 30 kilometers from outside of Kazerun.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New footage from #Kazerun, southern #Iran, shows the aftermath of heavy clashes between protesters & anti-riot units.
#IranProtests are very much alive
#FreeIran2018
#BREAKING
- New clashes reported in #Kazerun, southern #Iran
- A number of ambulances dispatched from Shiraz to Kazerun
- Intense security atmosphere reported
- City is similar to a war zone
- Protesters setting government property on fire
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(2)
Quoted by @BenEvansky:
Heshmat Alavi... following the protests since they started last December, told Fox News that "the scene we are witnessing in #Kazerun is merely one of the many flashpoints in #Iran, a powder keg state considered ready to explode at any moment.”
(3)
Quoted by @BenEvansky:
Alavi said more protests have been occurring across the country.
"Reports from a variety of sources are indicating anti-regime rallies and protests throughout the country, staged by people from all walks of life," he said.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(4)
Quoted by @BenEvansky:
“This includes teachers, college students, store-owners and bazaar merchants, credit firm clients seeking their stolen savings."
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(5)
Quoted by @BenEvansky:
Alavi... said President Trump’s tough policy makes a difference.
"Whenever the Iranian regime becomes the target of a firm policy, this plays into the interests of the Iranian people & revives a nearly four-decade dispute," he said.
#FreeIran2018
(6)
Quoted by @BenEvansky:
“(The) principle here is the fact that the Iranian people want regime change and are taking major steps towards this objective.”
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New footage of state police vehicles set on fire by protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
More new footage of anti-riot vehicles destroyed by protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
#Kazerun, southern #Iran
Smoke from Bank Melli intersection & gun shots heard from across the city, activists say.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Image of today's clashes between protesters & security forces in #Kazerun, southern #Iran
Activists unofficial martial law is imposed in the city.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
Image of a police trailer set ablaze by protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran
Activists say unofficial martial law is imposed in the city.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
New footage of protesters in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, clashing with anti-riot units & being supported by bystanders filming the scene.
People are overcoming their fears.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
May 17
More footage of brave #Kazerun protesters forcing #Iran's anti-riot units to retreat.
People are overcoming their fears.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(1)
- Reports from #Kazerun show protesters continued to rally on Thursday night
- Brave youths attacked anti-riot units from 10 pm to 2:30 am local time
- 2-man teams on motorcycles continuously attacked the regime's units
- Mehr & Eghtesad banks burned in flames (pictured)
(2)
- Anti-riot units in #Kazerun continuously fired tear gas & plastic bullets
- Locals showed more support on Thursday night, opening their homes to help wounded protesters
- Internet lines are down
- Protests likely today after Friday prayers
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(1)
Sources sending new footage from protesters taking on anti-riot units in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(2)
Sources sending new footage from protesters taking on anti-riot units in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
(3)
Sources sending new footage from protesters taking on anti-riot units in #Kazerun, southern #Iran.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018
A very telling cartoon by @ManaNeyestani on the developments in #Kazerun, southern #Iran, and how the Iranian regime's state media only cover the news of #Gaza to mislead the Iranian people.
#IranProtests
#FreeIran2018

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2)
#BreakingNews
"Regarding the FATF, should we commit suicide today by signing this bill because we're going to die in the future?" says Behrouz Nemati, a member of #Iran's Majlis (parliament).

Read more about Iran & the FATF here:
fatf-gafi.org/countries/#Iran
3)
"Hardliners in Iran’s parliament have opposed passing legislation toward compliance with FATF standards, arguing it could hamper Iranian financial support for allies such as Lebanon’s Hezbollah, which the US has classified as a terrorist organization."
reuters.com/article/us-ira…
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Oct 6, 2018
Short Thread:

1)
#Iran's #FakeNews machine at work:

"It did not say where Zahedifar was arrested. In a video carried by state broadcaster IRIB, a blindfolded man who identified himself as Zahedifar denied he had fled Iran."
uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ira…
2)
Here's the video.

#Iran
#FakeNews
3)
What a coincidence (!), all of this developing just "a week after Tehran sentenced three people to death in a drive against economic crimes."

#Iran
#FakeNews
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