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Iran , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Iran » Khuzestan: Leader Okays $150mln to Address Heavy Dust Pollution in Southwest Iran: MP

News channel or source: https://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2018/01/23/1636357/leader-okays-150mln-to-address-heavy-dust-pollution-in-southwest-iran-mp
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

After the follow-up efforts of the representatives of the southwestern province of Khuzestan at the parliament ... on Monday ordered Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and Head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) Isa Kalantari ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: Majlis cuts Khuzestan’s sand and dust storms budget

News channel or source: http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/420546/Majlis-cuts-Khuzestan-s-sand-and-dust-storms-budget
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The administration had proposed $150 million in the budget bill for the next [Iranian calendar] year 1397 (starting on March 21) for combating sand and dust storms in southwestern Iran, including Khuzestan, but the Majlis committee studying the national ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: Climate change a long simmering factor in Iran protests

News channel or source: http://www.sfexaminer.com/climate-change-long-simmering-factor-iran-protests/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s powerful paramilitary organization, reportedly sent troops from 16 units to put down the uprising. In neighboring Khuzestan, an oil-rich province with a large population of ethnic Arabs on the border with Iraq ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: New data shed light on the dramatic protests in Iran

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/01/12/what-data-show-us-about-irans-protests/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The swift spread of Iran’s protests through socially conservative and traditionally ... provincially widespread and longest-lasting protests took place in two provinces, Khuzestan and Isfahan, suffering from severe environmental issues such as air ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: The new resistance in Iran

News channel or source: https://socialistworker.org/2018/01/10/the-new-resistance-in-iran
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Sixty percent of Iran's university graduates are women ... and the Haft Tapeh sugar cane plantation workers in Khuzestan, whose strikes have been continuing off and on for several years. Both the HEPCO and the Haft Tapeh workers have gone on strike ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: Fate of Dust Storm Budget Uncertain

News channel or source: https://financialtribune.com/articles/environment/80536/fate-of-dust-storm-budget-uncertain
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

the concentration of dust particles exceeded the standard level by nearly 20 times in certain areas of Khuzestan Province While a huge wave of dust storm has shrouded Iran's southern provinces since Friday, the suspension of funds for combating the ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: Iran: Authorities amputate a man’s hand in shocking act of cruelty

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/01/iran-authorities-amputate-a-mans-hand-in-shocking-act-of-cruelty/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Dozens of prisoners are currently believed to be at risk of amputation across the country, including in Khorasan Razavi, Fars, Khuzestan, and Markazi provinces. In 2017, judicial authorities in Iran imposed and carried out other cruel and inhuman ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: Kafkaesque Impediments to Challenging Iran’s Theocracy

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/16/kafkaesque-impediments-to-challenging-irans-theocracy/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Iran’s Basij is the largest civil militia organization in ... who died in custody in Markazi and Khuzestan provinces. Not one of them, according to fellow prisoners and family members committed suicide. In this observer’s view the continuing ...

News Iran » Khuzestan: Grievance Against Governance in Iran

News channel or source: https://lobelog.com/grievance-against-governance-in-iran/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Iran’s larger socio-economic malaise can explain neither ... Instead of a single meta-grievance there were multiple, highly localized grievances. In Izeh, Khuzestan Province, the rich and poor alike are worried about drinking and farming water.

News Iran » Khuzestan: Ahwaz: Environmental Issues are the Cornerstone of Growing Anger in Iran

News channel or source: http://unpo.org/article/20572
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard, Iran’s powerful paramilitary organization, reportedly sent troops from 16 units to put down the uprising. In neighboring Khuzestan, an oil-rich province with a large population of ethnic Arabs on the border with Iraq ...