On the 40th day after the death of Mahsa Amini, Iranians marched and held protests in a show of solidarity across the country
Voices of women were loud and clear on Day 41 of Iran uprising.
Protests and strikes began in the morning of October 26, 2022, in Tehran and various parts of Iran.
Voices of women were loud and clear on Day 41 of the Iran uprising as they chanted the slogan of the day, “Death to the oppressor, be it the shah or the (mullahs’ supreme) leader.”
Until 5 p.m. at least 58 universities, 30 Tehran districts, and 19 cities saw anti-regime protests and clashes with security forces. Bazaar merchants held strikes in 31 cities. Workers in Abadan and Tehran oil refineries and Kerman’s Steel went on strike and high school students joined the protests in many cities.
A huge crowd gathered in Aichi Cemetery in Saqqez, to commemorate Mahsa Amini on the 40th day after her death. Tens of thousands of people paved the path on foot toward the cemetery since the security forces had blocked all roads and routes to prevent people from gathering at Mahsa Amini’s grave.
The huge crowd chanted, “Death to the dictator,” “Death to Khamenei,” “We are all Mahsa, fight and we will fight back,” “From Kurdistan to Tehran, I sacrifice my life for Iran,” etc.
Protests continued in Saqqez throughout the day.
Students staged sit-ins and demonstrations in major universities, including Khajeh Nasir of Tehran, Sharif University of Tehran, Tehran Dentistry, Najaf Abad University, Tabriz University, Tehran Campus Azad, Amir Kabir of Tehran, Al-Zahra of Tehran, Mashhad University, Sepehr of Isfahan, Isfahan Girls Technical College, Chamran University of Ahvaz, Azad University of Kerman, Azad University in Arak, Hamedan University, Kerman University, Ferdowsi Engineering Faculty of Mashhad, Azad University of Mashhad, Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan, Industrial College of Quchan, Azad University in Boroujard, Rasam University of Karaj, Sadrai and Zand University in Shiraz, Rasam University in Karaj, Yazd University, etc.
In Tehran, people protested in at least 30 districts, including Naziabad, Behesht Square, Nezam Pezeshki, Amir Abad, Hashemi, and Lalezar.
There were also protests in several metro stations, including Qolhak and Sadeghieh. Protesters set garbage bins on fire, chanting “death to Khamenei,” in Saltanat Abad, Saadat Abad, Sadeghieh, Yusefabad, and Geisha districts, and Sohrevardi Ave.