Dozens of participants in the Labor Day rally and march in the Iranian capital, including at least one woman, were arrested.
Thousands of women and men, Iranian workers, took part in a rally and marched outside the mullahs’ parliament in Tehran on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, on the International Workers Day. They chanted, “death to the oppressor, hail to workers.”
The State Security forces attacked the marchers and violently arrested a number of protesters. The fate of those arrested remains unknown. A woman, Tahmineh Khosravi, was identified among those arrested.
A number of rallies and protests were held in cities across Iran on the International Workers Day, some of which were attacked by security forces.