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Iran News in Brief – December 24, 2020

The hard condition of the Iranian workers

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UPDATE: 6:00 PM CET

Maryam Rajavi: Jesus Christ, the harbinger of justice and the eternal beacon of hope for the salvation of humanity

Christmas Message:

Fellow Christian compatriots,
Followers of Jesus Christ around the world,
Merry Christmas to all of you. My heartfelt prayers for a speedy recovery of all those who have been infected with the Coronavirus in Iran and in other countries, and for the rapid eradication of this virus.

Merry Christmas to all.

This time symbolizes the period when the world’s eyes were opened to Jesus Christ (PBUH), who would become the messenger of unity and liberation, the harbinger of justice and the eternal beacon of hope for the salvation of humanity.

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CET

Conservatives Global: Europe must stop appeasing the state terrorists of Tehran

By Giulio Terzi

On December 1, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell tweeted that he had spoken to Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and had discussed “developments in Iran and EU-Iran relations.” However, the only specific issue that Borrell identified was the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which unfortunately remains as the overwhelming focus of nearly all policy discussions related to the Islamic Republic.

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Iranian immunology expert criticizes regime for not buying COVID-19 vaccine

“Timely vaccination is the most effective and decisive method to end the mass killings of helpless people, and to create herd immunity. It must be bought immediately,” Dr. Mostafa Moein, the Head of the Immunology, Asthma and Allergies Research Center in Tehran’s Medical Sciences University wrote in his Instagram page.

According to the state-run IRNA News Agency, Dr. Moein said about 80 countries have bought 7 billion doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Iran – Coronavirus Disaster in Iran: Death Toll in 475 Cities Exceeds 190,300

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on December 23, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 475 cities had exceeded 190,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 46,766, Khorasan Razavi 13,035, Isfahan 11,290, Khuzestan 9,760, West Azerbaijan 7,158, Mazandaran 7,112, Gilan 6,786, Fars 5,822, Golestan 4,712, Hamedan 4,565, Kermanshah 4,011, Kerman 4,094, North Khorasan 2,943, Ardabil 2,327, Hormozgan 2,015, Zanjan 1,985, Qazvin 1,967, and South Khorasan 1,781.

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Rising concerns about the fate of Golrokh Iraee in Evin Prison

Authorities told Iraee family: “You should not be waiting for your daughter… Whatever happens to her, she deserves it.” More than 10 days after her brutal forced transfer to the IRGC Intelligence Ward 2A in Evin Prison, there are rising concerns about the fate of Golrokh Iraee and her conditions.

The Iraee family are extremely concerned about her health and about fabrication of new charges against her. They referred to the Evin Courthouse, but did not receive any clear answer from the authorities.

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Iran – Municipality and state policy units seen destroying the homes of people

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Iranian Citizens Hold Eight Protests on December 22

On Tuesday, December 22, Iranian citizens from different walks of life held at least eight rallies, protesting the government and government-linked employers. In such circumstances, the government tries to silence any opposition under the excuse of Covid-19 protocols.

Furthermore, economic pressures prompted impoverished citizens to express their complaints and dissents about systematic plunder and corruption. The continuation of these moves shows the depth of Iranians’ hardship while they cannot ignore them despite the health risks.

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The harsh living conditions of Iranian workers under the mullahs’ rule

Late last year, the Iranian regime inflicted bitter conditions on workers, which laid the groundwork for the current more bitter condition. The regime’s so-called Supreme Council of Labor held a meeting without presence of even regime-appointed representatives of the workers, in which the government representative and the employers as parties to the meeting agreed not to increase the workers’ wages by more than 15 percent. The regime claimed that it will not allow inflation to increase by more than 20 percent.

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Iran news in brief, December 24, 2020

Iran news in brief, December 24, 2020

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