Opening fire on unarmed residents has shown that as long as the looting mullahs remain in power, poverty, unemployment and disease will continue.
PARIS, FRANCE, July 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI / Iran), reported that on Thursday evening, people living in different cities and regions of Khuzestan province (southwestern Iran), including Ahvaz, Khorramshahr, Bostan, Hamidiyeh, Shadegan, Susangerd and Mahshahr, took to the streets to protest against the lack of water.
In some towns, such as Khorramshahr and Susangerd, the State Security Forces (SSF) opened fire to prevent the protests from spreading.
Residents of the town of Bostan in Dasht-e Azadegan, west of Ahvaz, chanted: “We will not accept humiliation,” to protest the lack of water due to the transfer to others. cities.
In Hamidiyeh, people gathered in the streets, despite the strong presence of SSF repressive forces. They chanted slogans against regime officials and protested against the continued water cutoff. The SSF failed to disperse the young and angry protesters and withdrew as the rally spread.
Meanwhile, protesters from Qalekana’n (Ahvaz) district, Mahshahr Road to Bandar Imam and Shadegan closed the roads by burning tires.
Protests and widespread uprisings in various towns in Khuzestan province that began Thursday evening due to a water shortage also continued on Friday evening. Protesters and young rebels in Ahvaz and surrounding towns closed transit highways for hours.
Despite the full mobilization of the State Security Forces (SSF), rabid residents of Hoveyzeh, Susangerd, Abu Homeyzeh, Shadegan and Ein-do alley took to the streets to protest the lack of water and defied the SSF and Basij militia trying to disperse them.
The protesters chanted “We will not accept the humiliation”. They carried banners that read: “We will never give up, we want water.” Protesters also set fire to tires blocking transit highways, including the Ahvaz-Shush highway, Ahvaz-Andimeshk highway, the transit highway in the Abdul Khan area. , Seyed Abbas, Ahvaz Sayahi Alley, the main road to the entrance of Shadegan and the main road Kut Abdullah.
Terrified by the spread of the popular uprising, the repressive forces opened fire on demonstrators in many neighborhoods and fired tear gas to disperse them. During Friday night’s protests, the IRGC shot dead one of the protesters, Mostafa Na’imavi, 26, in Shadegan (Fallahiyeh), and injured several others.
Ms. Maryam Rajavi, the elected president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), greeted the resurrected people of Ahvaz and the province of Khuzestan who, in urgent need of water and freedom, took to the streets and chanted ” we will not accept humiliation â. ‘Mrs. Rajavi called on all young people to rush to the aid of the
people of Khuzestan, especially the wounded. She said the opening of fire on unarmed residents and the martyrdom of a young man in Shadegan once again demonstrated that as long as the looting mullahs remain in power, poverty, unemployment and disease will continue. The mullahs deny the people water, electricity, bread, housing and vaccines to finance nuclear and anti-patriotic missile projects and their warmongering in the region.
The province-wide uprising in Khuzestan to protest the water shortage continued for the third night in a row despite the regime’s crackdown. The regime’s repressive forces opened fire, killing at least three young men and injuring many more.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Kut-Abdollah (near Ahvaz). Special IRGC units entered Kut-Abdollah and the State Security Forces (SSF) blocked all roads leading to the city. Young rebels blocked the Andimeshk-Ahvaz highway in the Shavur district of Shush. Protesters closed the city’s main road by igniting fires. They also blocked the Hamidabad bridge at the entrance to the city.
Following the assaults of the repressive forces, the angry young people set fire to the police kiosks and a Basij vehicle and took control of the streets. The SSF asked for reinforcements.
Residents of Susangerd protested by closing the main road leading to Ahvaz. Young rebels blocked the Ahvaz highway in the Jafir region. Residents of the city of Karkheh in Shush and residents of Kut-e Seyyed Naim in Ahvaz also joined the uprising against the water scarcity.
Last night and tonight Mostafa Na’imavi, 26, Qassem Khozeiri (17) and Ali Mazraeh were killed in Shadegan (Fallahiyeh), Kut Abdullah and the Zovieyeh region in Ahvaz, respectively. Several others were injured.
Hundreds of Iranian Arabs ask for water during nightly protests in southwest Iran