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Iran Should Reach Out to Labor Leaders, Not Prosecute Them

There’s not much good news to share in Iran as Nowruz, the Iranian new year, approaches. The economic situation that played a role in nationwide protests during December 2017 and January 2018 is still difficult as millions of Iranians struggle to live a decent life. Inflation and perceptions of widespread corruption further fuel popular frustration, prompting dozens of labor groups—including truck drivers, steel workers, and teachers—to lead protests againstthe Iranian government’s economic policies over the past year.  Expand Ismail Bakhshi and Sepideh Gholian © Private Iran’s security…

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