Skip to comments.Will Iran change its behavior with the teachers on world teachers' day?
Posted on 10/04/2018 9:15:25 AM PDT by hassan.mahmoud
Will Iran change its behavior with the teachers on world teachers' day? By: Hassan Mahmoudi To celebrate World Teachers' Day, the UNESCO and Education International (EI) mounts a campaign each year to help give the world better understanding of teachers and the role they play on the spirit and thoughts of future generations in the development of students and society. In Iran, the status quo is just the opposite. In recent years, teachers in Iran who have called for better working condition, Launched Campaigns, and protested against the severe living conditions, very low quality of insurance facilities and a no job security, they have faced harassment and imprisonment. In explicit breech of the International Human Rights Convention, Teacher's protests were attacked by security forces and secret agents of ministry of intelligence and so many teachers and participants, were arrested after the protest. One teacher said:" It is quite disgraceful that teachers are being treated like criminals on their protest demanding their rights However, despite the fact that, in recent years, the Teacher's protests have been attacked and they have been harassed and imprisoned, but their voices has reached to the world's cummunities. On May 21, 2018 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used his first major policy address to deliver a speech on Monday, in which he demanded that Iran change just about everything regarding its behavior. he Criticizes Irans Behavior he later added The ongoing, multinational, multicontinental behavior of Iranian malign activity leaves no room for indecision," he said. "This is among the President's top diplomatic priorities."
The average teacher's salary in Iran is about $300 per month. Many of teachers are obliged to take on additional jobs to make a living. According to NCRI report : "Millions Of Dollars' Embezzlement In Teachers' Investment Fund":Among the embezzlements, the one related to Teachers Pension Fund is different, both in terms of its extent and the amount embezzled, showing yet another aspect of the mafia network within the regime. Thousands of billions of tomans(Iran's Currency) were put at the disposal of a few, without them being required to put up any collateral, says regimes Judiciary Spokesman Mohseni Ejei, Teachers claimed that they were being mistreated and have decided to observe October 5, World Teacher Day, as a black day to protest. The teachers' union has prepared and organized protest and rallies for a full-day strike tomorrow October 5th , in all the main centers and many cities. Iranian Resistance President-elect, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi has saluted Iranian political prisoners who have gone on hunger strike in support of the rights of Iranian teachers. "Hail to political prisoners and everyone who is on hunger strike in support of Iranian teachers," Mrs. Rajavi said on Saturday. Her remarks were published on her Facebook page. "The people of Iran stand by their teachers today, on hunger strike and in protests and resistance," Mrs. Rajavi said. "Prosecution and harassment of officers of the Teachers' Corporate League indicates the mullahs' vulnerability to their organized protests," she added.
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