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Labor unrest reported in Tehran and Tabriz

It isn’t just the students and urban professionals who are protesting the regime. Labor unrest continues at the huge gasoline refinery in Abadan, and now Radio Farda reports that workers are protesting at a tire plant near Tehran and a […]

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Workers tell Ahmadinejad: ‘We are hungry’

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had his words thrown back in his face while giving a speech to a huge crowd of workers at Khoramabad. “We the workers of Parsilon are hungry,"


Protest cause will benefit if students and Green Movement embrace workers

The Iranian democratic resistance movement is missing a key element that helped win the day in Tunisia and Egypt, Time magazine reports. That element


Workers strike at key gasoline refinery

Workers Iran's largest gasoline refinery have gone on strike, joining the protests against the regime. The Abadan refinery has undergone expansion in recent years and is the single largest