Protest gatherings in Iran by retired workers, students, teachers

Dozens of protest gatherings were held in various parts of Iran in recent days. Women actively participated in the following protests:

Retired government employees held a protest gathering on Monday, June 10, 2019, outside the Retirement Fund building in Tehran. They held a large banner which read, “The community of retired government employees who are the main and true owners of the Retirement Fund do not allow the sale or relegation of this fund and its assets to anyone else.”

The families and friends of the labor activists arrested on the International Labor Day, held a protest gathering on Saturday, June 8, 2019, outside the Evin Prison, demanding freedom of the imprisoned activists.

Also on Saturday, a group of residents of Golshahr in Golpayegan, Isfahan Province, held a gathering in protest to the confiscation of lands under the pretext of establishing a JTL Refinery.

protest gatherings by preschool teachers

A large group of preschool teachers in Khuzestan held a gathering on Saturday, June 8, 2019, outside the Governor’s building in Ahvaz, demanding to receive their demands such as recruitment of teachers who are paid on an hourly basis.

Previously, preschool teachers in Shushtar had held a gathering on June 3, 2019, against their undetermined situation. The pre-school teachers demanded that pre-school teachers who have been recruited after 2013 be recruited and paid on an hourly basis rather than being paid for their services.

A group of students gathered in protest on Saturday, June 18, 2019, outside the Evaluation Organization in Tehran, demanding postponement of the college entrance exam. Two of the protesters were arrested by the State Security Force and taken to an unknown location despite vehement protests by other students.