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Iran News in Brief – April 10, 2021

Iranian pensioneers protest against the state



31 women and men arrested at a mixed-gender party in southwest Iran

Iranians arrested at mixed gender party in Iran

Thirty-one women and men were arrested at a private party in a coffee shop in the southwestern Iranian city of Mahshahr, judicial authorities announced on April 10.

“The state security forces arrested 31 people at a mixed [gender)] party in a coffee shop in Mahshahr Port,” the Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Mahshahr Port said, according to the state-run IRIB News Agency.

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Iranians from various provinces and different walks of life took to the streets today to protest against the local authorities of the regime


Iran’s Supreme Leader in Search Of a Presidential Candidate

Potential candidates of the Iranian regime presidential elections 2020
Potential candidates of the Iranian regime presidential elections 2020

Every few days, the Iranian regime with ridiculous maneuvers tries to draw attention to its upcoming presidential election which will be held in June 2021. One of these shows is the presence of the military elements in this show, who mainly are officers in the regime’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC).

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Iran Can No Longer Contain the Coronavirus

Iranian regime Health Minister Saeed Namaki
Iranian regime Health Minister Saeed Namaki

In an unprecedented admission, Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said, “We have lost control of the coronavirus.” In his interview with the state-run TV Channel Six on April 4, the Health Minister acknowledged that four deans of medical sciences universities had contracted the UK strain of Covid-19. “We have currently lost the control of the ‘outlaw rogue’ Covid-19. It is unclear when we can once again bring the triple-digit number of deaths below the triple-digit numbers. I do not know,” Namaki added.

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23 Days After Her Exile, Atena Daemi Was Transferred to the General Ward

Atena Daemi transferred to General Ward of Lakan Prison of Rasht min
Atena Daemi transferred to General Ward of Lakan Prison of Rasht min

23 days after her forcible exile, political prisoner Atena Daemi was transferred to the general ward of Lakan Prison of Rasht, capital of northern Gilan Province, on April 8, 2021. Ms. Daemi was detained longer than usual in the quarantine ward. This is while new arrivals are not quarantined before being sent to the wards.

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Iran – The COVID-19 Fatalities in 535 Cities Surpass 247,300

Infographic-PMOI-MEK reports COVID-19) deaths in Iran

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, April 9, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 535 cities exceeds 247,300. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 56,701, Isfahan 16,145, Khorasan Razavi 15,935, Khuzestan 14,779, Mazandaran 10,540, Lorestan 10,424, East Azerbaijan 9,983, West Azerbaijan 9,298, Gilan 8,651, Fars 7,277, Golestan 6,370, Alborz 6,158, Sistan and Baluchestan 5,676, , Kerman 5,474, Central Province 5,143, Kurdistan 4,272, Yazd 4,444, North Khorasan 3,728, Ardabil 3,072, Zanjan 2,685, Ilam 2,531, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,995, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,914.

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Protest and rallies in Shiraz and Semnan provinces on Friday, April 9th

The second day of gathering by Villagers from Aftar in Semnan Province in front of the City Council’s office against the recent regionalization by the state.

villagers of Aftar in Semnan protest2

On Thursday, the residents of the Lajerd County, Semnan Province in north-central Iran rallied to object to the latest land distribution by the state.

Lajerd, Semnan, Iran protest-09042021

The Iranian regime ordered all businesses to close down, without any bailout or measures to safeguard the people’s livelihoods. Reports from Zanjan, northern Iran suggest that police forces are trying to coercively seal shops to enforce the lockdown.

Sealing shops in Zanjan

MEK Resistance Units Activities

April 8, 2021—Anti-regime activities and campaigns against the regime’s sham presidential elections in June continued in recent days across Iran.
The network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) inside the country, known as the Resistance Units, organized a vast campaign calling for the boycott of the upcoming sham elections.

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“Our vote is boycotting the sham elections in Iran” — MEK Resistance Units

Commemoration of massacred MEK members in Camp Ashraf, Iraq (April 8, 2011)

Commemoration of massacred MEK members in Camp Ashraf, Iraq (April 8, 2011)

Iran news in brief, April 10, 2021

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