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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Protests and Marches in at Least Six Iranian Cities

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Throughout Sunday and Monday in Iran, multiple protests were reported across Iran. Protesters included: a group of Azadi Sports Complex workers (in Tehran), a group of Falat-e Ghare oil workers (in Khark island in the Persian Gulf), several Northeastern Railroad workers, a group of Tehran’s Shad Abad Iron Market merchants, a group of landowners …

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Mazandaran Paddy Fields Running Dry

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Valuja is a village located 24 miles away from Sari, the capital of the Mazandaran province. This northern Iranian province is known for its humid and rainy weather. During the past years, the villagers have had the right to a share of the water from Nakarod River and were able to collect surface water …

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Iranian MPs, activists lobby to force government hire young managers

Al-Monitor – With a population of over 81 million, Iran is the second-most populous country in the region and ranks 18th in the world. As the results of the country’s latest census in March 2017 indicate, the average age in Iran is 31.1, while published figures show that half of Iranians are under the age of 30.

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What Water Crisis Means For Iran’s Future

Radiofarda – Iran has struggled with chronic drought for over a decade, and it is currently estimated that 97 percent of the country is experiencing drought conditions. Iran is in the midst of a full-blown water crisis, and the shortages are among the factors leading to widespread unrest in Iranian society.

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