MEK Iran: Khuzestan Uprising
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran), reported that the people living in different cities of Khuzestan for the eighth consecutive night continued to demonstrate against shortages of water.
Khuzestan’s uprising enters its second week
Khuzestan’s uprising enters its second week, other cities and provinces have risen up in support. Thursday night, the people and youth of Aligudarz (Lorestan Province) gathered after setting fire in Shohada Square in the city center.
Repressive forces fired tear gas to disperse the crowd
The regime’s repressive forces fired tear gas to disperse the crowd. Facing resistance, they opened fire on the crowd, killing and wounding several protesters. However, the defiant youths pushed back the State Security Force (SSF) and the special units by resisting and throwing rocks while chanting “Death to Khamenei.” The skirmishes continued until late at night.
We will not accept humiliation
MEK supporters from the city of Isfahan reported that the people of Shahinshahr (Isfahan) also held a protest rally in support of the Khuzestan uprising on Thursday. They chanted, “We will not accept humiliation” and “Khuzestan, we support you.”
I sacrifice my life for every part of Iran
MEK supporters from the province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari reported that the people of Junqan town in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari gathered in support of the people of Khuzestan. They chanted, “I sacrifice my life for every part of Iran, I sacrifice my life for the thirsty people of Khuzestan, who are without water, and I sacrifice my life for the late Mosadeq.”
Demonstrated on the Ahvaz-Shush highway
MEK supporters from the city of Horr reported that on Thursday night, the people of Horr in Dezful protested by burning tires and closing the city’s main road. The youth of the Alhaei region (north of Ahvaz) is also demonstrated on the Ahvaz-Shush highway.
The rebellious youth in the Daghagheleh
MEK supporters from the city of Ahvaz reported that the rebellious youth in the Daghagheleh area of Ahvaz staged demonstrations against water shortages after blocking the highway. A group of women from Ahvaz gathered to protest against the water shortages in front of the governor’s office.
We sacrifice our lives for Karun
They chanted, “They wanted to humiliate us, but we were not humiliated” and “We sacrifice our lives for Karun” (Karun is the main river in Khuzestan, which many extensions have been taken from it for IRGC owned industries, causing severe water shortages).
Khuzestan will rise up against oppression
MEK supporters from the city of Lali reported that the youth of Lali (northern Khuzestan) joined the Khuzestan uprising, chanting, “All of the people of Khuzestan will rise up against oppression.”