These from our friends in Iran. Labor strife continues.
Tehran, June 20, 2010. A worker of Khoram Dolat Factory said that this factory will soon be handed over to private sector and this would put all the workers of this factory out of work. The government has threatened the workers the if they protest against this act all the ‘temporarily’ workers will be fired.
Tehran, June 20, 2010. After protests of retired workers the Social Welfare Organization had promised them that it would solve the problem of nonpayment of their pensions by June 18 but it didn’t meet its promises. The workers said that they will gather in protest and march in protest until they receive their pension.
Tehran, June 20, 2010. 350 fired workers of Sazmayeh Brick Factory have threatened that if they are not paid wages of several months which they have not received before being fired until July 11 they will set fire to the factory.
Inflation is up in Iran.
Tehran, June 23, 2010. It is for a while that the price of meet is increasing abnormally. This comes while regime’s elements had promised decrease of prices and increase in meet products. The price of meet has risen to 19000 tomans per kilogram (almost 19 dollars) while it has been about 17500 tomans per kilogram just a few weeks ago.
This dovetails with a current article on Debka about Iran’s deployment of forces to its northern border.
Tehran, June 22, 2010. The second in command of the headquarters of regime’s armed forces, Qolamali Rashid, warned that ‘enemy’s threat is real’ and called on regime’s armed forces to be ready for military attack. Rashid said: “US is trying to change the System by plans such as ‘velvety revolution’ and by making evil our nuclear issue. She is trying to make others fear our nuclear project and has entered restraining Iran’s power and influence in the region in her agenda”.
Pasdar Rashid interviewing with Fars news agency affiliated with RGC added: “during last five years a considerable change is observed in enemy’s military activities. Their threat has become constitutional and the trend of establishing bases, military foundations and providing equipments against Iran has escalated”.
He continued that to prevent negligence in regard with the enemy Khamenei has emphasized that the enemy’s threat is real and ‘with our negligence the threat would not go away, the armed forces must be ready all the time”.
Rashid added: “combat and defend plans must be so that they would be executive just as if it is the night of operation”.
Looking for money where ever it is .
Tehran, June 21, 2010. Azad University has a budget of 250,000 billion tomans. The plundering bands of the clerical regime are fighting in order to gain control over this budget. The dispute has opened its way to regime’s parliament under the plan of ‘Supporting Facilities and Strengthening Institutions and Educational Centers of Non-Governmental High Level Education’. This endorsment rules out the new constitution for this university blocking the way of Ahmadinejad in having control over this university which belongs to Rasfanjanies band.
In that regard Shariatmadari the director of Kayhan Daily, Khamenei’s organs attacks Rafsanjani saying that as the Head of Constitutional Board of this university Rafsanjani is supporting this plan.
Fars news agency affiliated with RGC quotes Bassijies forces at the university as calling this plan as ‘helping the biggest robbery of the history”.
“Veiled” suppression continues.
Tehran, June 23, 2010. Continuing its suppression of women under the mullah-made excuse of ‘improper veil’ the main door of Molave Theater was sealed. The clerical regime announced that this was done to confront the improper veil of theatrical groups. This Theater is close to Enghelab Square in 16 Azar Street.