The Washington Post reports on the economic situation in Iran. Many complain of restrictions that prevent them from raising their own fees to address the effects of rising prices resulting from the end of subsidies.
“I never heard the government give money to the people. My dad and granddad also never saw such a thing,” said the driver of a dilapidated orange Mack truck. “When they give away money like this, it means we are in trouble. The fuel price rises are only the beginning, I fear.”
- Iran: Election and Its Discontents
- Iran Civil Society: From International Awards to Economic Suffering
- Uncertainty Fuels Economic Woes in Iran
- Long Sentences for Human Rights Defenders, Elections End, Persian Gulf Erased, and Middle Class Shrinks
- Iran Civil Society: Confessions, Covering Up, and Chicken in the News