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Labor Strikes Spread Across Iran, Adding to Unrest Spurred by Mass Protests

HeadlineOct 24, 2022

In Iran, teachers are on a two-day strike as anti-government sentiment grows across the country. Labor unions have also launched strikes in the food and oil industries. This comes as protests for women’s rights have entered their second month, following the September 16 death of Mahsa Amini while in custody of the so-called morality police. International solidarity demonstrations are also continuing. In Berlin, some 80,000 people took to the streets on Saturday.

Maru: “I feel very good, because we are here to tell, 'We are with you,' to all Iranian people. Yes. It’s Mahsa Amini’s voice.”

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