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Riots in Iran

On 26 June, riots broke out in Tehran after the government announced petrol rationing. Iran does not have the refineries to produce its own petrol, and is facing a major financial crisis as domestic energy demand starts to overtake growth in oil production. Meanwhile negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme drag on.

See Justice Not Vengeance Briefing 101 for more details: 0845 458 9571; http://www.j-n-v.org

Topics: Iran