Tag: Day

Interview with a “Mother”

  On the occasion of birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatima (SA), we would like to offer you a short conversation with a “Mother”. The afflicted mother waiting for her three family members who are behind bars in the country due to adherence to Dervish sect. Farshid Yadollahi, Omid Behroozi and Kasra Nouri who are being held nearly 19 months in Tehran’s Evin and Shiraz’s Adel Abad prison, are respectively the son, son-in-law and grandson of […]

Iranian workers mark May Day with protest

  A group of workers gathered in front of Iranian parliament on the occasion of the International Worker’s Day to protest against their inadequate wages in the face of rising inflation. ILNA reports that the workers held a protest demanding a reconsideration of the minimum wage increase which was approved for this year. Meanwhile official May Day events took place at Motamedi Stadium in southern Tehran after the Interior Ministry refused to issue a parade […]

Iranians Mark Sizdah Bedar, Final Day of Nowruz

  Sizdah-bedar is an Iranian festival tradition, celebrated in the thirteenth day of the Nowruz (Persian New Year). Iranians have a tradition of spending the day outdoors on the 13th day of month Farvardin. ”Sizdah-” means thirteen, and ”-bedar”, means to get rid of, i.e “getting rid of thirteen”. From the ancient times, Iranian peoples have enjoyed this day, although it is also the day that marks the end of the Norouz celebrations. The first […]

Dervishes Reached the 76th Day of Hunger Strike/Judiciary Continues to Reject Legal Demands of Them

  On the seventy-six day of hunger strike, Saleh Moradi and Kasra Nouri, Gonabadi Dervish hunger strikers in Shiraz’s Adel Abad prison, despite their dire health and with forced therapeutic serum , insist on their demands and they have announced that their unlimited hunger strike will be continued until responsible officials would meet their legal demands.According to Majzooban Noor, jailed Gonabadi Dervishes, Saleh Moradi and Kasra Nouri after 64 days of hunger strike on liquid […]

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