Iranian people: “Reformists, conservatives, your time is up!”
Protests launched by the peoples of Iran and Rojhilat against the oppressive policies of the Iranian regime and their attempts to tame the people through starvation continued tonight in several provinces throughout the country.
The protests launched by the peoples of Iran and Rojhilat (Eastern Kurdistan) against the oppressive policies of the Iranian regime and their attempts to tame the people through starvation continued tonight in several provinces throughout the country. The protests focused on reformists and conservatives.
“YOUR TIME IS UP”
The crowds chanted “Death to Dictatorship”, “Khamanei murderer”, “Jobs - Bread - Freedom” and “Reformists, conservatives your time is up” in the protests and there were frequent slogans against Iranian religious authority Ali Khamanei and President Hasan Rouhani.
MASS DEMONSTRATIONS IN TEHRAN
Thousands of citizens gathered on the Azadî Avenue, Kariger Avenue and Inkilap (Reform) Square in capital Tehran where the protests are among the most widespread and called on the police to stand with the demands of the people.
SINE PROVINCE UP IN ARMS
Meanwhile in Rojhilat, the most massive protests were in the Sinê province today. Thousands of people gathered in Sinê and continued their protests accompanied by Kurdish artist Nasır Razazi's songs.
Rojhilat'ın Sinê eyaletinde halk Nasır Rezazi'nin parçaları eşliğinde ayakta.... pic.twitter.com/MO4LBcpChw— Ersin Çaksu (@ersincaksu_) January 2, 2018
PROTESTS IN KERMANSHAH
Today’s protests in Kermanshah, a Kurdish province that has been active since the first day of protests, were focused in the Shahabad (Islamabad) city.
SHOP CLOSING DEMONSTRATION IN LORESTAN
In Dirûd in the state of Lorestan where two citizens had been killed in previous days’ protests, there were civil disobedience demonstrations of not opening shops and not driving throughout the day.
PROTESTS ALL AROUND
As protests continue in many provinces throughout the country, today in the evening hours tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in the Rashd province to the north of Iran, Isfahan’s Fularshar province, the Hemedan province, Shiraz, Masjid Suleiman province in the Khuzistan state, Gewherdesht in Karaj, the Ahwaz province and the Abadan province.
40 TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN ARDABIL
In Ardabil, another province where protests continue strong, the Revolutionary Court Chairperson issued a statement and announced that 40 protesters had been detained.
INTERNET DOWN, SOCIAL MEDIA BANNED
As protests spread to other cities of Iran and Rojhilat, the regime has cut off internet services and banned social networks like Telegram and Instagram, which is affecting the ability to reach accurate information.