May. 5, 2022

Raisi under fire as Iranian teachers demand higher pay under new law

Iran/Society

The story: Iranian teachers are building momentum in their long-running movement to attain higher wages and enact reforms in the country’s education system. Teachers’ unions have staged rallies across the country, accusing conservative President Ebrahim Raisi of not living up to promises made to them. Ahead of the demonstrations, several prominent activist teachers were arrested by the authorities.

The coverage: The Coordinating Council of Iranian Teacher Trade Associations (CCITTA), a union of schoolteachers, called for rallies to...

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