Wednesday, August 21, 2019 06:46


240 Zanjan factory workers laid off

The Zanjan Lead and Zinc Factory has laid off 240 workers following the closure of the production facility on the outskirts of the city. » read more

Pollution protests in Zanjan lead to closure of metals factory

Citizens of Zanjan have succeeded in their protest against the pollution caused by a lead and zinc factory, with the provincial authorities announcing its closure. The announcement concludes that the shutdown order was issued following the residents’ demands to transfer the factory’s work. » read more

Zanjan-area factory shut down after protest

In the wake of a protest by the people of Zanjan, the lead and zinc factory on the outskirts of the city has been shut down. » read more

Zanjan protesters link cancers to factory emissions

Zanjan citizens staged a widespread protest on Sunday in front of the governor’s office and the office of the Friday Imam, denouncing the pollution spewed by lead and zinc factories near the city. » read more