The Iranian authorities have arrested at least 150 truck drivers in various provinces for participating in a nationwide strike, which has been ongoing for days in protest against the low and unpaid wages, the high cost of parts, and rising costs in the context of a deteriorating economic situation nationally.
According to the The Razavi Khorasan judiciary, a man was publicly flogged in the city of Nishabur on September 26. Charged with narcotics and robbery, he faced 74 lashes in the Zabarkhan district. The victim was identified as A.T, son of Ismael.
In a conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, dignitaries, and politicians reiterated the need to investigate the execution of thousands of Iranian political prisoners in 1988 and to bring the perpetrators, many of whom continue to hold positions of power in the Iranian regime, to account.