On Saturday night there was further violence, including an attack on a bus in Marseile that left a young woman in critical condition.
The New York trade union whose workers brought the city's public transport system to a halt last December has been fined $2.5m by the State Supreme Court for the illegal strike.
Mansoor Hayat Gheibi, one of the leaders of the Tehran Bus Workers Union was released yesterday following a hunger strike that started last week.
The Iranian government also has an internal crisis on its hands. The country's high level of poverty has triggered a series of intense social struggles.
With pay stagnating and conditions under constant review by management bus workers in the Midlands have voted three to one in favour of industrial action.
Workers at 21 road haulage firms, 56 bus companies and ten warehouse terminals are to go on indefinite strike in Finland from Sunday, 6pm.