Teachers' protest frees seven detained colleagues

Following last month's teachers' strike in Iran, which saw, the widespread closure of schools in many parts of Iran, protests are continuing in different forms. Two days of strikes in the city of Yazd culminated in 3000 teachers gathering at the city's headquarters of the Ministry of Education. After which the Islamic regime's security forces raided many teachers' homes, arresting seven. On January 27, thousands of teachers assembled at the Ministry of Education demanding the release of their colleagues. They called for an indefinite strike as the final solution. Later, four teachers were released. They refused to disperse and insisted on the release of the remaining arrested teachers. Eventually, the head of the regional government had to appear and was forced to agree to the release of all the detainees. The teachers declared that they would continue with their strikes to achieve their demands.

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