Since the 16th May, several protests have broken out in cities across Iran. Workers and shopkeepers held protests and sit-ins in several cities, chanting slogans against the regime's officials.
Protesters took to the streets in cities including Mashhad, Islamshahr, Zanjan, Tabriz, Damghan and Bafgh.
Further incidences include:
Tehran: Metro personnel at Tehran-Karaj metro line stopped their daily work to protest against non-payment of their salaries and arrears. At the Chitgar metro station, people waiting for arrival of trains chanted "Death to the dictator."
Ahvaz: in southwestern Iran, rice farmers continued to gather in front of the city’s Governorate to protest a ban on rice cultivation in the summer that would create much difficulty for them.
Residents of the village of Mehdi-abad, near the central city of Qazvin, forced the regime’s security forces and authorities to flee from the area. The authorities have been trying to take over the land that they were working on.
Arak: Workers from Hepco Company, a heavy machinery manufacturer, held a protest for the fourth consecutive day. They chanted slogans against the regime’s officials.
In the western city of Baneh, shopkeepers continued to protest against the regime’s hollow promises on opening border crossings and reducing customs tariffs.