By Jubin Katiraie

On Monday, 22 July 2019, due to the lack of safety of working conditions, seven workers in the Iranian cities of Rasht, Qazvin, Gorgan and Tehran suffered accidents. In these incidents, six workers lost their lives and one was injured.

According to another report, the general director of the Mazandaran Province coroner’s office reported 25 deaths and 212 injuries in the province during the first three months of the Iranian calendar year.

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By Jubin Katiraie

An Iranian official said on Tuesday that 16 million Iranians are now living in city slums.

Saeed Reza Jandaghian, deputy director of the Iranian Municipal Organization, said on Tuesday that according to official statistics, there are about 11.4 million people living in slums, but the actual figures are much higher, and today, 16 million Iranians, one-fifth of the population, live in slums.

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By Pooya Stone

On Wednesday, June 26, Haji Reza Shakarami, the provincial attorney general of Alborz Province, north of Iran, reported the arrest of 11 citizens who walked their dogs in public in the city of Karaj.

The arrests took place despite the fact that last Sunday the attorney-general himself had separately stated that walking leashed dogs in public was not a crime, the state-run Tasnim news agency reported.

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By Jubin Katiraie

Seventeen workers were injured after a fire broke out at a production unit in the Shokoohiyeh district of Qom city, central Iran, on Wednesday, July 3.

Lack of environmental safety and poor work conditions often cause similar incidents in Iran and endanger the lives of workers. Workers and labor activists often stage protests to the lack of safety measures, safeguards and insurance.

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By Pooya Stone

One state-run newspaper in Iran is reporting that 30% of Iranians live in “squalid” rented homes, while 2.5 million homes are left empty.

Vatan-e Emrooz wrote that 26.6 million Iranians live in these awful conditions, but the situation will not improve because there is no competition in the market as the owner of the uninhabited houses either refuse to rent their homes or will only rent them at an outrageous price that almost no one can afford.

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