By Jubin Katiraie
Iranian border guards have shot dead 21 kolbars in the past five months in western Iran, so Iranian Twitter users have been protesting with the hashtag #كولبر_نكشيد (do not kill kolbars), which became Iran’s top trending topic on Twitter on Sunday.
The situation of Iran’s government is getting worse day by day. A situation that even state media cannot cover up with fake news and is forced to write the truth.
By Pooya Stone
The story of the Iranian construction workers is going back to the last few years. When the fluctuation of the currency and the high cost forced Iran’s Kurdish people to travel to the Iraqi Kurdish region to find a job.
The Center for the Research of Iran’s Parliament has recently presented a horrific picture of the state of the broken economy under the clerical rule. The result is an increase in inequality and class divisions.
Nutrition is one of the main indicators of economic and living conditions in all countries.
Local officials in Sarpol Zahab, Kermanshah, have ordered survivors of the November 2017 earthquake to leave their makeshift homes by Friday, July 24, with the mayor telling them that they are breaking the law by putting up these temporary homes.
By Jubin Katiraie
The majority of the 120 workers at the Safireh garbage-sorting site in Ahvaz are female heads of household, risking injury and disease in order to put food on their table, but they have very few rights and are frequently subject to late payment and other problems.
Amid death, poverty, and misery, Iran’s regime is precisely and gradually increasing the price of bread from region to region.
Essential goods are in short supply in Iran, which means that the cost of items has risen dramatically in the past few months, putting yet more pressure on the Iranian people. This is more pronounced in the goods that are monopolized by the government, i.e. water and electricity.
With the arrival of summer and rising temperatures, water consumption will undoubtedly increase dramatically. Now, despite the problem of water shortages that Iran is facing, the situation of the people of the country will be critical.
Iran with a total area of 1,648,195 km2and the population density of 51 people per km2is a country with enough space for city constructions and buildings.
The tankers smell of gasoline. Most of them arrived from Tehran, Mashhad, and other cities. Driving on the dangerous streets to arrive Zahedan and Iranshahr.
Like any other strata in Iran’s society, the retirees are oppressed, and their rights are neglected too. The first injustice is about their payment, which is not even reaching the minimum costs of their livelihood and is several times lower than the poverty line.
According to a survey by Iran’s Parliamentary Research Center, the poverty line for a four-person household in Tehran has risen from 2.5 million tomans to 4.5 million tomans in the last two years, an increase of 80 percent. (Gostaresh, 4 June 2020)
The suicide rate among Iran’s deprived people in 2019 and 2020 has risen so sharply that the state-run Jahan Sanat daily on 13 June wrote: “The number of suicides in the first quarter of 2020 has increased significantly and it has even changed in its nature and quality compared to the same period last year.
Recently, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) acknowledged its goal to reduce the inflation rate to 22 percent in the current year. In other words, it intends to reduce the 41-percent inflation, which was announced in March, by 20 percentage points.
Propaganda is one of the inseparable pillars of the Iranian regime’s foreign and domestic policies.
On May 4, Iranian lawmakers passed a bill to remove four zeros from the national currency. According to Iranian media, the administration and Parliament (Majlis) were discussing the bill titled, “Amend the country’s monetary and baking law,” for around 13 years.
A war veteran lit himself on fire on Monday in protest to not receiving the loan he requested from the Foundation of Martyrs & Veterans Affairs in western Iran.
The critical situation of Iran’s regime's economy has become more and more captive in the context of the Coronavirus crisis. According to the International Monetary Fund, in 2020 Iran’s economic growth is -6 percent.
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