Iran: Women stage protests in Khorassan and Lorestan

Women staged protests across from the Governor’s Office in Khorassan, northeast Iran, and the Headquarters of the Medical Sciences University of Lorestan, western Iran, on Saturday morning, October 7, 2017.

In Khorassan Province, protesting women and stock owners of the Padideh Shandiz financial institute, wore white shrouds and staged a protest outside the Governor’s Office in Mashhad. They said after three years, the problems of stockowners of Padideh Shandiz Company has not yet been resolved.

In Lorestan, Nurse’s aides held a protest gathering outside the HQ of the Medical Sciences University in this province. The Ministry of Health has received 3.699.000 toumans  ($113) tuition fee from the nurse’s aides, promising to recruit and employ them. The nurse’s aides, however, have not been employed and their situation is left in limbo.