Seven decades after the Shah regime murdered three student activists in Tehran University on December 7, 1953, the people of continue to honor their memory on the anniversary of their death. December 7 has become Iran’s Student Day, in which the people commemorate the role of Iran’s young generation in shaping the country’s future.
On Student’s Day, members of the Resistance Units, the network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), carried out activities across the country to mark the memory of students who have laid down their lives for the cause of freedom in Iran.
In Tehran, the Resistance Units posted banners in different places that read, “The initiatives and creativity of the youth, especially students, is groundbreaking in the fight against Ali Khamenei.”
Other posters had photos of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and NCRI president-elect Maryam Rajavi. Some of the posters read, “Iranian students will rise against the mullahs in the name of freedom.”
Members of the Resistance Units visited the graves of the three students who were killed on December 7 and laid flower wreaths on the graves on behalf the Iranian Resistance. “We honor Student Day. On behalf of the Iranian people, the Iranian Resistance, and students, we leave flowers on the gravestone of the three students killed by Shah. Hail to students fallen in the 1988 massacre and in the Nov. 2019 uprising and all those who are fighting the regime,” a Resistance Unit member said.
In Isfahan, one poster read, “There is no force that can stand against the rebellion of the youth.”
Resistance Units carried out similar activities in Karaj, Qom, Mashhad, Ahvaz, Ardebil, and Jahrom.
At the same time, the Resistance Units carried out activities in support of protests in Isfahan and other cities.
“Isfahan is not alone,” many banners installed by Resistance Units in Tehran and other cities read.
In Ardabil, Resistance Units posted banners that read, “We support Isfahan uprising. Isfahan is not alone. Iran is Isfahan.”
For several months, the farmers of Isfahan have been protesting the regime’s destructive policies that have led to water shortages. In the past weeks, the farmers gathered in the dry basin of the Zayandeh Rud river to voice their protests. Their movement gained support from thousands of people in the province, who joined them and called on the regime to solve the farmers’ problems. On Thursday, security forces attacked the protesters, burning their tents and forcing them to disperse. On Friday, the farmers returned to the basin of Zayandeh Rud to resume their protests. The regime tried to use force to disperse their protests. The farmers resisted the regime suppressive forces and chanted anti-regime slogans. Protests continued throughout the day and night.