Iran: Bazaar Merchants Go on Strike amid US Sanction

| 07.11,18. 12:35 PM |

Iran: Bazaar Merchants Go on Strike amid US Sanction


By: Hassan.Mahmoudi

As Iran’s truck drivers continue the nationwide strike for the fourth round of strike starting on Nov 1. Today Iran's bazaar merchants and shop-owners have joined the nationwide strike in various cities following calls for a strike on Oct 22, that was widely circulated on social media.

The shop owners of Amin Hozoor  Bazaar in #Mashhad closed their shops joining the strike. Sources say the officials forced them to open their shops to prevent the spreading of the strike.

the shop owner in Amir-Kabir Bazar in Tehran closed their shops, meanwhile, some merchants in Sepahsalar Bazar also have gone to strike,


Poor and Low-income families and those supporting loved ones with disabilities have been hit hard by the inflation.

One merchant said:  when, huge Iranian wealth is being directed away from the people's pocket toward fueling the regime regional ambitions in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen, as well as its human rights abuses and corruption by the high official Authorities, then The price hikes


and severe inflation, as well as the economic instability, will restore and therefore the authorities resort to demonstration such as today to divert the attention of the people by chanting slogan against the U.S.  

In Tehran's charsoogh Bazar The strike was met with severe government suppression, the regime secret service. deployed the plain cloth agent of with portable, radio transceiver to prevent any strike

In Gorgan Northern part of Iran, the shops in Aftab mall which is the biggest mall in the city refused to open their shops.