À Téhéran, les «bazaris» rentrent dans le rang
le figaro / Thierry Oberlé
30-Jun-2009 (4 comments)
En dépit d'un appel à la grève lancé par Mir Hossein Moussavi, le bazar, poumon économique de la capitale, n'a pas suivi. Le signe que la contestation est en passe d'être étouffée par les autorités. >>>
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Very short summary

by Anonymous464654545 (not verified) on

Some Bazaris say they did not follow Moussavi's call for strike because they can hardly afford to close their shops and go on strike since they do not have any savings to feed their families and even now their cash registers are empty most of the time.

The article also mentions the fact that Bazaris were instrumental in the Shah's downfall in 1979 but then they had savings and could afford to have their shops closed for months.

The article also mentions that authorities must be careful of the fire under the ashes specially if the government tries to revive the value-added tax they wanted to impose upon Bazaris and gave up on temporarily.


Translation please...

by ProudToBeAnonymous (not verified) on

Are you guys going to translate this or not?


Just what I thought

by Parham on

would happen.

Marjan Zahed Kindersley

"cui bono"

by Marjan Zahed Kindersley on

"follow the money."

I'm not surprised at all; it's in their nature.