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Iran: 18th day of strike, demonstration by steel workers

Employees of the National Alloyed Steel Group in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, continued their strike and protests for the 18th consecutive day, demanding delayed paychecks and protesting corrupt practices
Employees of the National Alloyed Steel Group in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, continued their strike and protests for the 18th consecutive day, demanding delayed paychecks and protesting corrupt practices

Employees of the National Alloyed Steel Group in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, continued their strike and protests for the 18th consecutive day, demanding delayed paychecks and protesting corruption practices by regime officials, according to National Council of Resistance of Iran.

They were chanting a variety of slogans including: “We, steelworkers, stand against oppression and cruelty.'

 

Riot police reportedly attacked the protestors as they attempted to cross a bridge and continue their march through the city center.

Steelworkers have gone on strike several times in recent months and dozens have been arrested or detained.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 28 November 2018 11:15 AM
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