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Iran News in Brief – August 2, 2021

Activities by MEK Resistance Units in Iran – July 2021



Monday Protests in Iran

One day before Ebrahim Raisi’s confirmation as president by the regime’s supreme leader Khamenei, people in several cities in Iran took to the streets to cry out their grievances and protest how the officials are ignoring their demands.

Iranians in Washington DC Denounce Raisi’s Inauguration

Hundreds of Iranian American supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), rallied near the U.S. Capitol to call for the prosecution of the Iranian regime’s incoming president, Ebrahim Raisi, for crimes against humanity.



Iran: Resistance Units support nationwide protests, commemorate MEK martyrs

MEK Resistance Units mark the anniversary of Operation Eternal Light

Iran, August 1, 2021—Last week, Iran was the witness of a new wave of anti-regime protests. The protests began in Khuzestan against the water shortage but quickly turned into political demonstrations calling for regime change and the ouster of Ali Khamenei, the regime’s supreme leader.

Other cities such as Isfahan, Tabriz, and Tehran people held anti-regime demonstrations in solidarity with Khuzestan protests.
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August 1 – Shiraz, south-central Iran

Protesting physicians voicing their economic woes.
“General practitioners don’t have security or rights!”
“Officials are responsible for the current situation!”

Iran: The Staggering Number Of Coronavirus Exceeds 344,100

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, August 1, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 547 cities across Iran had exceeded 344,100. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 80,456, Isfahan 23,310, Khuzestan 21,856, Khorasan Razavi 20,855, Mazandaran 13,330, Lorestan 13,000, Fars 11,757, Gilan 11,115, Alborz 10,003, Sistan and Baluchestan 9,810, Kerman 8,508, Golestan 8,105, Yazd 5,977, Hormozgan 5,850, Kurdistan 5,677, North Khorasan 4,729, and Bushehr 3,899.

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Rally in the US capitol

Iran: Inauguration Of A Mass Murderer, Ebrahim Raisi As The President Of The Regime

Raisi, Butcher of 1988 Massacre in Iran

On August 5, 2021, the Iranian regime will hold the inauguration ceremony for Ebrahim Raisi as the President of the regime.
Iranian activists have long urged the international community to launch formal investigations into crimes against humanity that were committed early in the history of the Iranian regime. Those appeals suddenly became more imperative last month when it was confirmed that one of the leading perpetrators of the regime’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners would become the next Iranian president.

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Iran: A Fatwa Which Took the Life of 30,000 Political Prisoners in 1988 Massacre

Iran: A Fatwa Which Took the Life of 30,000 Political Prisoners in 1988 Massacre

In a crime against humanity, the Iranian regime secretly executed over 30,000 political prisoners in 1988.
This massacre was implemented following a fatwa by the regime’s then-Supreme Leader, Ruhollah Khomeini.
In just 231 words, Khomeini decided the fate of over 30,000 Iranian youth.
The victims of this fatwa were the members and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK

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Iran: Call on International Community to Prosecute Ebrahim Raisi

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Iran: Protests in Tehran as authorities scramble to contain the explosive state of the society

Protests in Tehran, Qazvin & Shushtar support Khuzestan demonstrations, chant against Ali Khamenei

On the morrow of demonstrations by the families of protesters murdered by regime security forces, and following nightly protests, the people of Tehran returned to the streets on Saturday and chanted anti-regime slogans.

Protesters called for regime change, a sentiment that has been intensely echoed across the country in the past few years.
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