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Iranian Regime is Restricting Internet Access to Prevent Information Spread About Recent Protests

These demonstrations erupted shortly after Raisi's government abolished the preferential currency rate.
These demonstrations erupted shortly after Raisi's government abolished the preferential currency rate.
These demonstrations erupted shortly after Raisi’s government abolished the preferential currency rate.

More than a dozen Iranian cities have seen protests in recent days as a result of rising prices. People quickly chanted slogans against officials such as the mullahs’ Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and his president Ebrahim Raisi, because they are aware of the regime’s role in creating and worsening their economic woes.

Iran: Spreading Protests Over Surge of Prices Foretell Regime’s Downfall

The Iranian people are Khamenei's main adversary. This same adversary has launched a new round of protests, which began on May 8 and have spread to numerous cities and provinces.
The Iranian people are Khamenei's main adversary. This same adversary has launched a new round of protests, which began on May 8 and have spread to numerous cities and provinces.
The Iranian people are Khamenei’s main adversary. This same adversary has launched a new round of protests, which began on May 8 and have spread to numerous cities and provinces.

The Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei stated on January 25, 2016, emphasized that if these protests are  not stopped the “enemy will enter the country” and “we will have to fight and stop them here in Kermanshah, Hamedan, and other provinces!”

MEK Iran: Maryam Rajavi Meets Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ashraf 3

This visit fell on the sixth day of Iran's ongoing nationwide protests, in which brave citizens from various cities took to the streets to demand regime change and democracy.
This visit fell on the sixth day of Iran's ongoing nationwide protests, in which brave citizens from various cities took to the streets to demand regime change and democracy.
This visit fell on the sixth day of Iran’s ongoing nationwide protests, in which brave citizens from various cities took to the streets to demand regime change and democracy.

On Monday, May 16, Mike Pompeo, the 70th United States Secretary of State, visited Ashraf 3, which is home to thousands of members of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in Manz, Albania. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

Will Raisi’s ‘Economic Surgery’ Improve Iran’s Disastrous Economy?

Ali Khamenei said,
Ali Khamenei said, "throwing money here and there will solve nothing."Ebrahim Raisi, the regime's president, claimed to have performed "economic surgery" to bring rising inflation under control.
Ali Khamenei said, “throwing money here and there will solve nothing.”Ebrahim Raisi, the regime’s president, claimed to have performed “economic surgery” to bring rising inflation under control.

On March 21, senior regime officials in Iran began the Persian calendar year with promises to address the country’s economic woes. To date, we have seen nothing of the sort, and Iran’s financial woes are growing at an unprecedented rate. On the same day, regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said, “throwing money here and there will solve nothing.”Ebrahim Raisi, the regime’s president, claimed to have performed “economic surgery” to bring rising inflation under control.

Iran’s State-Run Media Warns of Social Unrest, as Prices Continue to Rise

Iran's volatile society has forced the regime's sprawling disinformation factory to acknowledge reality.
Iran's volatile society has forced the regime's sprawling disinformation factory to acknowledge reality.
Iran’s volatile society has forced the regime’s sprawling disinformation factory to acknowledge reality.

 

In Iranian state media, whitewashing regime crimes, repeating anti-western rhetoric, demonizing the opposition, and downplaying social and economic crises have all been common themes. However, Iran’s volatile society has forced the regime’s sprawling disinformation factory to acknowledge reality.

Raisi “deserves to be crowned as the sultan of money-printing,” says Former Regime Central Bank Chief

The cost of cooking oil has increased by more than 750 percent. Rice prices have increased by 130 percent in just six months.
The cost of cooking oil has increased by more than 750 percent. Rice prices have increased by 130 percent in just six months.
The cost of cooking oil has increased by more than 750 percent. Rice prices have increased by 130 percent in just six months.

Iran’s regime president, Ebrahim Raisi, stated on April 8 that revoking the country’s subsidized currency exchange rate will not cause an economic setback. Rising inflation and skyrocketing prices have left tens of millions of people unable to purchase basic necessities, including bread, less than a month later.

Iran: Major Protests in Shahrekord Continue for the 5th Night in Response to Rising Prices

people continued to demonstrate, chanting,
people continued to demonstrate, chanting, "have no fear, we're all in this together." The regime has disabled Internet access in the city.
people continued to demonstrate, chanting, “have no fear, we’re all in this together.” The regime has disabled Internet access in the city.

Despite repressive measures and widespread arrests, the enraged people of Shahrekord continued their protests on Sunday evening, May 16, the fifth day of the uprising against unbridled price hikes.  Repressive forces fired tear gas and opened fire on the demonstrators, however, people continued to demonstrate, chanting, “have no fear, we’re all in this together.” The regime has disabled Internet access in the city.

Iran: MEK Conference Calling for Accountability Over Persistent Human Right Crimes

Behzad Naziri, the NCRI’s representative to international organizations, spoke at the conference on Friday about the ongoing protests in Iran and the regime’s systematic crackdown on dissidents.
Behzad Naziri, the NCRI’s representative to international organizations, spoke at the conference on Friday about the ongoing protests in Iran and the regime’s systematic crackdown on dissidents.

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) held a press conference in Paris on Friday, May 13, releasing for the first time the names and photographs of over 33,000 officials, interrogators, torturers, and executioners in Iran’s Prisons Organization.

Iran’s State-Run Media Warns of Imminent Uprising as Bread Prices Continue to Rise

Raisi has broken promises about 'eliminating absolute poverty,' 'constructing one million homes,' and 'supporting the underprivileged.'
Raisi has broken promises about 'eliminating absolute poverty,' 'constructing one million homes,' and 'supporting the underprivileged.'

Following the Iranian regime’s decision to raise the price of flour and remove subsidized bread from the shelves, observers in Iran believe that nationwide protests will soon take place. Even before his government’s first anniversary, President Ebrahim Raisi has broken promises about ‘eliminating absolute poverty,’ ‘constructing one million homes,’ and ‘supporting the underprivileged.’

Iranian Official Warns of Social Unrest and Admits the Regime’s Mismanagement

Today, Iran regime's officials can no longer deny the public’s uproar against more than four decades of relentless suppression, systematic corruption, and hypocritical policies.
Today, the Iran regime’s officials can no longer deny the public’s uproar against more than four decades of relentless suppression, systematic corruption, and hypocritical policies.

Hossein Marashi, the Secretary-General of Executives of the Construction Party and a former MP from Kerman province, acknowledged the Iranian people’s growing hatred and fury against the Iranian regime in an interview with the ILNA news agency on May 2.” I told Mr. President [Ebrahim Raisi], ‘Your success is our wish…'” he said.