Isfahan’s farmers continued their protests with women’s active participation on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Khorasgan Square of this city, in central Iran.
Fearing the spread of protests, the State Security forces blocked Jay Ave. by placing curbstones and watercannons on the route.
As the protesters were returning home, the special unit guards attacked them, using dozens of motorcycles, sticks and batons beat them. At least two women participants were brutalized and 30 young and old farmers were arrested.
On the same day, the State Security Force of Isfahan declared a state of emergency and banned formation of any gathering of over two persons.
The state-run Sharq daily had on Thursday acknowledged women’s massive participation in these protests.