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Iranian Authorities Consider Street Concerts to Raise Public Confidence

Iranian authorities are going to issue permits for street concerts according to a statement from a Tehran City Councillor. The permit has to be reportedly issued by the Ministry of Guidance as well as local security forces. The announcement comes a month after prominent Iranian musician Homayoon Shajarian made a request for public street concert permits. Elham Fakhri, Tehran City Councillor announced that they have received the necessary permit from the Ministry of Guidance for street concerts.

Iran’s Economic Crisis Affecting Migrant Workers

Iran’s economic crisis is exacerbating the problems already faced by migrating laborers from Afghanistan. With the steep fall in the value of Iran’s national currency, these workers, who are mostly working illegally, can no longer make enough to make ends meet and provide for needs of their families back in Afghanistan.

Plans to Clear Panhandlers from Tehran

Tehran City officials are proposing plans to deal with panhandlers saying they are “darkening” the face of the Capital. They report that 90 percent of the panhandlers are foreign citizens or migrants from other parts of the country.

Iranian MP Wants Stadiums to Become “Family-Friendly”

After the news of drug use among the spectators at Azadi Stadium last week, Iranian MP Tayebeh Siavooshi is calling for the transformation of sports stadiums into family-friendly venues to prevent such offenses from occurring there.

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Iranian Authorities Consider Street Concerts to Raise Public Confidence

Iranian authorities are going to issue permits for street concerts according to a statement from a Tehran City Councillor. The permit has to be reportedly issued by the Ministry of Guidance as well as local security forces. The announcement comes a month after prominent Iranian musician Homayoon Shajarian made a request for public street concert permits. Elham Fakhri, Tehran City Councillor announced that they have received the necessary permit from the Ministry of Guidance for street concerts.

Social Justice Attorney Farshid Hakki was Allegedly Murdered by the Iranian State, his Friends Suspect

Attorney and social justice activist, Farshid Hakki was brutally murdered in Tehran, Iran and now his friends are talking and are attributing the murder to the Iranian state intelligence agents.

Over 20 Iranian Prisoners of Conscience on Hunger Strike

Over 20 prisoners of conscience in various Iranian prisons are on hunger strike and their families and human rights group are concerned about the lack of acknowledgment from the authorities.

Peddlers in Tehran Metro

Tehran Metro transports two million people each day, according to Tehran city officials. Reports indicate that peddlers frequenting the system to sell their goods sometimes exceed the number of travelers. With the skyrocketing inflation and […]

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