These from our friends in Iran.
Dec. 28, 2010. Hussein Naghavi Hosseini a member of regime’s reactionary parliament admitted to aftermaths of subsidy cuts and said: “execution of ‘subsidy overhaul plan’ has faced agriculture with serious problems because of rise in price of gas oil (diesel). 50% of water pumps of farmers work with gas oil and the fuel used for tractors is gas oil too”. He admitted that if the farmers want to buy gas oil in free price they must pay 88 million tomans for each 10000 square meter of land.
Dec. 27, 2010. In schools of Varamin that are equipped with central heating system the system is shot down. The students are told that it is still soon to turn on the heat and they should wear more clothes to warm themselves.
Dec. 28, 2010. To confront popular protests after subsidy cuts, IRGC anti-riot battalions are in state of alert in Tehran. IRGC has also provided several landing sites for its helicopters in different regions of Tehran for controlling protests.
Dec. 28, 2010. A site belonging to regime’s defeated fraction wrote about the continuation of dismissals in Ahmadinejad’s cabinet: “now its turn for Minister of Intelligence to be ousted. It is said that Ahmadinejad is negotiating with Hojatol Islami Hussein Taeb to accept the post but Taeb does not accept it”. Mullah Hussein Taeb is the intelligence deputy of IRGC and one of the former heads of Bassij who had a great role in killings during 2009-2010 uprisings.
Dec. 28, 2010. The suppressive agents of clerical regime summoned Alireza Najafi a Christian compatriot to the township’s intelligence bureau and detained him. He then went under torture.