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Iran: Merchants in main Teheran market stage strike

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posted on Oct, 13 2008 @ 03:57 AM
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Iran: Merchants in main Teheran market stage strike


www.jpost.com

Merchants in Teheran's main market on Sunday closed their shops in protest of a new sales tax despite the government's announcement that it would suspend the measure for two months.

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Merchant strikes have been rare in Iran over the past three decades. A series of merchant strikes helped lead to the 1979 Islamic revolution, with store owners joining clerics to help topple King Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
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posted on Oct, 13 2008 @ 03:57 AM
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I wasn't commenting but this board won't let me post so here's no comments on verbose way.


Your submission did not include a sufficient amount of your own comments or observations. Please write a meaningful summary of your comments on the news article, and try again.


Fine! But I only have stupid remarks like I didn't knew there's suffient democracy in Iranian politics to merchants to strike!

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