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Iran News in Brief – December 25, 2020

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.

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CET

Iran Central Bank Covers Up Economic Mess

Abdolnasser Hemmati, Iran regime’s Central Bank Chief

The Iranian regime is trying to hide the problems that its economy is in through the publication of false statistics, with the Central Bank on Iran (CBI) governor Abdolnasser Hemmati recently trying to present a rosy future, but infighting amongst the mullahs has led to the revelation of these lies.

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Request by Fatemeh Davand to be released with leg tags turned down

The Prosecutor of Bukan turned down the request by Fatemeh Davand to be released with an electronic leg tag. Fatemeh Davand is serving her sentence in the Central Prison of Urmia and the prison authorities had agreed with her request to be freed with an electronic leg tag.

Mrs. Davand, 42, and mother of three children, was arrested on November 16, 2019, during the protests in her hometown of Bukan against gasoline price hike.

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Two Austrian-Iranian citizens who are held in Evin Prison have contracted the COVID-19

Kamran Ghaderi and Massoud Saheb

Kamran Ghaderi and Massoud Saheb, two Austrian-Iranian citizens who are held in Evin Prison have contracted the COVID-19. They have not been sent to a civic hospital and are quarantined in the prison for 14 days.

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Shahab Javid who was executed on December 17, had committed suicide the night before

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on December 24, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 475 cities had exceeded 191,000. The number of victims in Tehran is 46,926, Isfahan 11,360, Lorestan 7,708, Qom 7,490, East Azerbaijan 7,402, Fars 5,842, Alborz 5,035, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,686, Kerman 4,121, Kermanshah 4,036, Central Province 3,988, Yazd 3,387, Kurdistan 3,291, Semnan 2,894, Ilam 1,975, Bushehr 1,919, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,500.

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Soheil Arabi arraigned with trumped up charges in Shahr-e Rey Courthouse

Political prisoner Soheil Arabi

Prisoner of conscience Soheil Arabi was arraigned with new charges through a video conference by Branch 8 of Shahr-e Rey Courthouse on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.

As a punishment, Mr. Arabi was relocated from the Great Tehran Penitentiary to Rajaishahr Prison on September 18 this year. He was held in solitary confinement for 33 days and subsequently transferred to Ward 2A of Evin Prison. Finally, on November 8, 2020, he was sent back to Rajaishahr Prison.

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Iran: Khamenei Warns Regime in Danger of Overthrow

Iranian regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei warned regime officials Wednesday that their rule is in danger of collapsing because of the many social and economic crises facing the country, including the coronavirus pandemic, inflation, poverty, institutionalized corruption, and the class gap.

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Iran news in brief, December 25, 2020

Iran news in brief, December 25, 2020

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