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Iran News in Brief – August 11, 2022

Retirees and pensioners protesting in Ahvaz of Khuzestan province, southwest Iran—August 10, 2022

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

John Bolton
Amb. John Bolton, speaking at a gathering organized by supporters of the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK in front of United Nations headquarters in New York – October 21, 2017

Iran’s plot to assassinate Bolton proves the West’s appeasement emboldens Tehran

The U.S. Justice Department unveiling a plot by the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) to assassinate former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has shocked the world. However, it should come to no surprise as it is yet another reminder of the true nature of the mullahs’ regime ruling Iran: the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. 

 

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Interview of Alghad TV with a member of the MEK resistance unit

The resistance units are the nightmare of the authorities, and they post pictures of President Maryam Rajavi, write slogans on the walls, and spread slogans of overthrowing the regime.

The PMOI is the only organization that helps us in this great fight for freedom. We want freedom for our country, and we will do anything to gain freedom; and I ask the international community to support the PMOI and stop dealing with mullahs.

شهادة من قلب المقاومة.. كيف تواجه منظمة «مجاهدي خلق» القمع في إيران؟


UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran Protests

August 10, Shahrekord, southwest Iran
The water shortage crisis here is so severe that the locals’ only source of daily water is through trucks.

August 10 – Tehran, Iran Air Airlines (Homa) retirees rallying and protesting for answers to their long-raised demands.

August 10 – Rasht, northern Iran
Retirees and pensioners of the regime’s Social Security Organization protesting low pensions and poor economic conditions.

August 10 – Shush, southwest Iran
Retirees and pensioners of the regime’s Social Security Organization protesting low pensions and poor economic conditions.
The summer heat is excruciating in this part of the country.

August 10 – Kermanshah, western Iran
Retirees and pensioners of the regime’s Social Security Organization protesting low pensions and poor economic conditions.

August 10 – Khorramabad, western Iran
Retirees and pensioners of the regime’s Social Security Organization protesting low pensions and poor economic conditions.

August 10 – Kerman, south-central Iran
Retirees and pensioners of the regime’s Social Security Organization protesting low pensions and poor economic conditions.

August 10 – Kermanshah, western Iran

Truck drivers went on strike outside the provincial governor’s office protesting the rising prices of fuel and spare parts.

August 10 – Arak, central Iran
Retirees and pensioners of the regime’s Social Security Organization protesting low pensions and poor economic conditions.


UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Mr. Mohammad Mohaddessin, chairman of the Foreign affairs committee of the NCRI:

IRGC plot to assassinate Ambassador John Bolton is alarming. Regime’s president was involved in the massacre of political prisoners and 1500 protesters. Now, he is embarking on assassinating foreign politicians. Raisi must not enter the US and the UN. He must be arrested and prosecuted


Iran Conference, The Natanz Revelation: 20 Years Later

On the 20th anniversary of Natanz revelation, great to join Sen Joe Lieberman, Ambassador John Bolton, Ambassador Bob Joseph, Gen Chuck Wald, Dr Olli Heinonen and James Rosen for timely conference on Tehran’s nuclear weapons, its terror machine, internal vulnerabilities, and Iran policy options.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Iran: Retirees Launch New Round of Protests Over Economic Woes

Social Security Organization retirees and pensioners in Iran took to the streets on Wednesday, August 10, launching a new round of rallies and gatherings protesting poor economic conditions, the regime’s corruption, destructive policies, embezzlement, and refusal to address their long list of outstanding demands regarding economic grievances, including poor wages and pensions, rising inflation, skyrocketing prices of basic goods, insurance issues, and degrading living conditions.

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Iran Executed at Least 71 Prisoners in July 2022

A recent wave of executions continued in July 2022 with at least 71 prisoners being hanged at Iran’s prisons.

According to the statistics collected by the Iran Human Rights Monitor, at least 31 prisoners were executed on drug charges, 34 were hanged on the charge of murder, four on the charge of rape, and two others on the charge of armed robbery. Four women are among those executed.

Iranian authorities also executed a man in public in Fars Province after a halt in public executions for two years.

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Zurich: MEK Supporters Held a Book Exhibition, Calling for Trial of Iran’s Regime leaders—August 9, 2022

Zurich: MEK Supporters Held a Book Exhibition, Calling for Trial of Iran’s Regime leaders—August 9

Zurich, Switzerland, August 9, 2022: Freedom-loving Iranians, supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) held a rally and book exhibition and called for the trial of the mullahs’ regime leaders for crimes against humanity.

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