Iran’s nationwide uprising is marking its 133rd day on Thursday as people from all walks of life in cities checkered across the country are taking to the streets in various protests. They are voicing their demands as the regime continues to deprive them of their basic human rights and state corruption is nosediving Iran’s economy.

The international community is showing a growing trend of support for the Iranian people, especially in the European Parliament and the U.S. Congress. Lawmakers are passing resolutions condemning the mullahs’ human rights violations and calling for action in support of the Iranian people.

Dissent among the Iranian nation is escalating against regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the paramilitary Basij, and plainclothes agents and their spies working among the locals of various cities and towns.

Protests in Iran have to this day expanded to at least 282 cities. Over 750 people have been killed and more than 30,000 are arrested by the regime’s forces, according to sources of Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). The names of 637 killed protesters have been published by the PMOI/MEK.The International Committee in Search of Justice (ISJ) hosted an event on Wednesday at the European Parliament to launch a new book, “Iran’s Democratic Revolution”. Dignitaries weighed in on the current situation in Iran and the circumstances around the ongoing protests of the country’s revolution.

The experts, including ISJ President Dr. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, former U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli, Amb. Robert Joseph and MEP Hermann Tertsch emphasized that the Iranian regime’s days are numbered. The international community must realize that there is literally nothing to work with in Tehran, the dignitaries added, and that the Iranian opposition coalition NCRI, with the MEK as its cornerstone member, have the capacity to bring about regime change in Iran with the goal of transitioning power to the Iranian people to elect their leaders and representatives.Iranian opposition coalition NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi held a video conference with Members of the European Parliament in Brussels emphasizing how Iranian protesters consider the IRGC’s terrorist designation as a sign of support.

“For years, the European Union’s policy has been based on engagement with the mullahs’ regime. The other side of which has been ignoring the voice of the Iranian people and their Resistance. EU policy has been destructive, not only for the Iranian people but also for Europe,” the NCRI President-elect reiterated.

“The Iranian people understand fully well that monarchy has been a symbol of dictatorship in Iran in the past two centuries. In recent protests, they have chanted thousands of times that they want neither the previous nor the current dictatorships. They want freedom,” she continued.The U.S. House of Representatives almost unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday commending the “bravery, courage and resolve of the women and men of Iran” seeking freedom in the fifth month of the ongoing revolution across Iran. This resolution, introduced by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney alongside Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, was cosponsored by more than 60 members of Congress. It calls for “transparent accountability” for the killing of protesters.On Thursday a number of attacks have been reported by protesters targeting IRGC-affiliated buildings in at least two cities in Iran. In Ahvaz, the capital of Khuzestan Province in southwest Iran, local youths torched the entrance of an IRGC paramilitary Basij units base.

In Isfahan, central Iran, locals attack a branch of Bank Sepah, associated to the IRGC and used in their corrupt rule over the country’s economy. In the city of Naqadeh in West Azerbaijan Province of northwest Iran, protesters used Molotov cocktails in an attack targeting the home of a local regime agent.

There are also reports of an explosion at the home of regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini in the city of Qom, located south of Tehran in central Iran.On Thursday evening, locals in Tehran began chanting anti-regime slogans specifically targeting Khamenei and the mullahs’ entire apparatus. The slogans included:
“Death to Khamenei!”
“Death to the child-killing regime!”
“Khamenei, you murderer! We will bury you!”
“Death to the murderous Khamenei!”
“Death to the Basij!”
“Death to the IRGC!”
“This is the year Seyed Ali (Khamenei) is overthrown!”
“So many years of crimes! Death to the mullahs’ regime!”In Tehran, school employees, staff, and janitors from across the country gathered in the Iranian capital on Thursday to protest their low paychecks and poor living conditions. The destructive status of Iran’s economy is making it extremely for people in various parts of the society to put food on the table for their families and many are resorting to drastic measures to make ends meet.

In Karaj, a major city located just west of Tehran, workers and employees of the Farmand Chocolate Company are on strike demanding better paychecks in the face of their poor living conditions.In the city of Mahshahr in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, workers of the local Razi petrochemical site went on strike on Wednesday, protesting their poor living conditions and low paychecks, among other issues. The protesting workers were seen marching and chanting: “Workers would rather die than live in shame!”

In the city of Dargaz in North Khorasan University, northeast Iran, taxi drivers are on strike, protesting the closure of local CNG stations. This is while Iran has the world’s second largest natural gas reserves. These are further signs of the regime’s corruption and incompetence ruining the lives of ordinary Iranians.

In the city of Izeh, western Iran, regime authorities dispatched numerous security units to block a road leading to the site where locals planned a ceremony for Mahmoud Ahmadi, killed by the mullahs’ security forces in the recent Iran revolution protests. Those who were able to attend the ceremony began chanting anti-regime slogans, including: “Death to Khamenei! Damned be Khomeini!” the latter referring to regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini.In Zahedan, the capital of Sistan & Baluchestan Province in southeast Iran, regime authorities have been flying military helicopters over the city to install a climate of fear among locals prior to tomorrow’s demonstrations, according to activists. There have also been additional checkpoints installed in various parts of the city.Family members of death row inmates rallied on Wednesday evening outside Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj protesting and demanding information about their loved ones. Reports indicate three inmates have recently been transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions.On Wednesday evening, locals in Tehran began chanting anti-regime slogans specifically targeting Khamenei and the mullahs’ entire apparatus. The slogans included:

“Death to the dictator!”
“Death to Khamenei!”
“Death to the child-killing regime!”
“Death to the murderous Khamenei!”
“Death to the republic of executions!”Reports from Bandar Khomeyni of Khuzestan Province in southwest Iran indicate that on Wednesday contract and official employees of the local petrochemical site are on strike for the fourth consecutive day. There is word that the CEO of the Persian Gulf Holding Company, a firm associated with the regime’s IRGC, went to Bandar Khomeyni from Tehran on Monday to see into this matter. Despite his efforts, the workers are continuing their strike.

In Ahvaz, the capital of Khuzestan Province in southwest Iran, personnel of the city’s Khomeyni Hospital held a protest gathering seeking their delayed paychecks and answers to their outstanding demands.The protests in Iran began following the death of Mahsa Amini. Mahsa (Zhina) Amini, a 22-year-old woman from the city of Saqqez in Kurdistan Province, western Iran, who traveled to Tehran with her family, was arrested on Tuesday, September 13, at the entry of Haqqani Highway by the regime’s so-called “Guidance Patrol” and transferred to the “Moral Security” agency.

She was brutally beaten by the morality police and died of her wounds in a Tehran hospital on September 16. The event triggered protests that quickly spread across Iran and rekindled the people’s desire to overthrow the regime.

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