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Latest News in Brief – March 7, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran- March 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in Iran- March 2020

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UPDATE 6:45 PM CET

Breaking: Over 2,000 people across 105 cities of Iran have died to the coronavirus, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK

The cities include Tehran, Qom, Rasht, Anzali, Astaneh, Rudsar, Chalus, Isfahan, Khansar, Kermanshah, Karaj, Mashhad, Saqqez, Baneh & …


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UPDATE 4:15 PM CET

Iran’s Mahan Airways continues flights to China despite coronavirus contagion

While all country are administering caution in their relations with China due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Iranian regime still continues flights to China.

This is even Iran’s own coronavirus outbreak which has already claimed more than 1,800 lives, according to the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).

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UPDATE 4:00 PM CET

More citizen reports coming from inside the country portray a grim picture

Mashhad, northeast Iran: “Shariati Hospital, the first facility responding to the coronavirus crisis, is now over capacitated.

The Imam Reza or Qaem hospitals are making preparations but the staff in Qaem Hospital have a limited number of proper suits and if each section has 30 or 40 staff members, they’re only provided five to ten suits. Masks and gloves are very rare.”

Khorramshahr, southwest Iran: “The status is now code red in this city, meaning it is quite dangerous. The number of people infected is increasing on a daily basis and even with each passing hour.

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UPDATE: 2:00 PM CET

Iran’s coronavirus crisis is on the verge of pandemic

A member of the regime’s Majlis (parliament) from Rasht, northern Iran, has described conditions in this city as “devastating.” The number of people infected with COVID-19 and those who have died is extremely high.

Fatemeh Rahbar, a regime insider planning to enter the Majlis following the sham February 21 parliamentary election, has died of the coronavirus, according to the regime’s state media reports on Saturday, March 7.

Reports indicate 180,000 people across Iran may be suffering from the coronavirus

Iranian regime Deputy Communications Minister Amir Nazemi the information sent by two million indicate COVID-19 signs in nine percent of the responses, meaning 180,000 people. These remarks show that Iranian regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and his regime are fully focused on cloaking the horrifying proportions of the COVID-19 crisis spreading throughout the country.

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Maryam Rajavi: After 40 years of the mullahs’ rule, Iranian people are vulnerable in the face of floods and earthquakes, victims of road crashes, distressed by poverty, forced to sell body parts and humiliated by unemployment, and drug addiction. 

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CET

The official regime news agency IRNA: coronavirus threatens life of at least 450,000 slum dwellers in Isfahan

The state-run IRNA news agency reported on Saturday that, “according to the Ministry of Interior’s officials, 1.200 neighborhood across Iran, with a population of 11 million in country are grappling with slum dwelling issues. Therefore, the city of Isfahan, which is considered to be one of the epicenters of the coronavirus in Iran, have over 400 to 450 thousand slum dwellers.

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UPDATE: 9:50 AM CET

Online conference by Iranian physicians, medical staff in Europe, U.S., Canada and Australia

The conference will be broadcasted online by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) website, ncr-iran.org and Iranfreedom.org

Iranian physicians, medical staff in Europe, U.S., Canada and Australia will hold an online conference in Sunday, March 8, at 14:45 to 16:00 CET

Alliance for public awareness

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UPDATE: 7:15 AM CET

Maryam Rajavi: Coronavirus catastrophe in Iran -- Let us rise up to protect our country and society and safeguard Iran’s health, security and future

I urge the UN Security Council, the UN Secretary General, the UN Human Rights Council, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to condemn the clerical regime for its continued criminal cover-up of the spread of Coronavirus and jeopardizing the lives of people in Iran and other countries.

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The coronavirus outbreak across Iran.

Victims pass out in streets as COVID-19 spreads to more cities.

Najafi,regime MP,called on Rouhani to quarantine Tehran.

Iran’s coronavirus outbreak: victims pass out in streets as COVID-19 spreads to more cities

As Iran’s coronavirus outbreak continues to become exacerbated by the hour, the latest death toll, according to reports obtained by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), has surpassed the 1,800 mark and has spread to dozens of cities and all provinces. New videos obtained from inside Iran show people passing out in the streets because they lack proper medical care.

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UPDATE: 7:00 AM CET

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the NCRI:  

Refusing to grant IAEA access to suspicious sites an act of deception to acquire atomic bomb

Six Security Council resolutions should be reinstated, enrichment and nuclear sites must be shut down, anytime, anywhere inspections must be allowed.

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Iran news in brief, March 7, 2020

Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran Reaches at Least 1,800
Maryam Rajavi: Coronavirus Catastrophe in Iran -- Let Us Rise up to Protect Our Country and Society and Safeguard Iran’s Health, Security and Future.
Iran’s Resistance: Regime’s Refusal to Cooperate with IAEA, an Act of Deception to Acquire Atomic Bomb.
 

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, March 7, 2020, marks the 114th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 755 of the more than 1500 protesters killed by the regime so far.

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the United Nations to urgently send an international fact-finding mission to Iranian prisons to meet with the detainees.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UPRISING:

Number of uprising cities: 191

Number of martyrs: At least 1500

Number of injured: More than 4,000

Number of detainees: More than 12,000 

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