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Iran – Grafitti on public walls: “While the world is vaccinated, Iranians die from hunger and COVID-19”
Iranians are angry that the regime has yet to provide vaccines despite the death of at least 192,000 people from the virus. pic.twitter.com/fokRzNTtAA
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) December 28, 2020
Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Tehran summoned an environmental reporter
Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Tehran summoned Elaheh Moussavi, an environmental reporter, on December 27.
General Department of National Resources in Golestan province filed a complaint against her. She is accused of publishing falsities and insulting ordinary people. pic.twitter.com/36DWkAY91G
— Women's Committee NCRI (@womenncri) December 28, 2020
UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET
Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 475 Cities Exceeds 192,800
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, December 27, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 475 cities had exceeded 192,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 47,346, Khorasan Razavi 13,185, Isfahan 11,650, Khuzestan 9,830, Mazandaran 7,267, Gilan 6,841, Fars 5,905, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,711, Kerman 4,179, Kermanshah 4,054, Central Province 4,013, Kurdistan 3,311, Semnan 2,909, Ardabil 2,362, Zanjan 2,012, Ilam 1,990, Bushehr 1,929, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,510.
#Iran Coronavirus Update
More than 192,800 people have died of the novel #coronavirus in 475 cities checkered across all of Iran's 31 provinces, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK.
— People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) (@Mojahedineng) December 28, 2020
Woman hanged in the Central Prison of Sanandaj despite nervous disorder
The Iranian Judiciary had a woman hanged in the Central Prison of Sanandaj in the morning of Sunday, December 27, 2020.
The woman hanged was identified as Zeinab Khodamoradi, 43 from the city of Qorveh. She had been imprisoned for five years. She suffered from mental imbalance and nervous disorder. Her family did not afford to pay 700 million Tomans set as blood money for the victims, sending her to the gallows.
Maryam Rajavi: Condolences on the passing of Brian Binley, a great supporter of the Iranian Resistance in Britain
Maryam Rajavi: I would like to extend my condolences on the demise of the dear friend of the Iranian people and Resistance, Brian Binley, to his honorable family, the people and parliament of Britain, and to the parliamentary committees for Iran Freedom in both houses of the UK parliament.
The priceless efforts of this honourable representative of the British people in defense of the PMOI in Ashraf and the Iranian people’s right to resist against the religious terrorist dictatorship ruling Iran, and particularly, his bold participation in the legal campaign to delist the PMOI from the UK terror list, will be for ever remembered in the history of the Iranian people’s Resistance.
Condolences on the passing of Brian Binley, a great supporter of the Iranian Resistance in Britain- Brian Binley, the honourable friend of the Iranian Resistance, joined eternity. #Iranhttps://t.co/0HiuImf5BR pic.twitter.com/L5BOA7QRPW
— Maryam Rajavi (@Maryam_Rajavi) December 27, 2020
A murder per day under the pretext of honor – VAW bill is treated as party games
In the culture of the ruling misogynist mullahs in Iran, women are not considered independent human beings; rather, they represent men’s “honor.” The simple translation for phrases such as “honor” in mullahs’ lexicon is ownership of women by men.
In the same spirit, the mullahs’ laws grant women’s most basic rights to the man, the traditional head of the family. These rights include divorce, custody, travel, education, employment, and clothing – all granted based on a man’s wishes.
Participants in virtual betting and gambling to receive death sentence for “corruption on Earth”
Vice President of the Judiciary and Legal Commission of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) announced that the Majlis deputies are drafting a bill to deal with those accused of administering gambling website. According to the bill, the accused will be sentenced to death on the charge of “corruption on Earth.”
Earlier, the director of the Center to Combat National and Organized Crimes in the FATA (Cyber Police) had announced that they had arrested 10 citizens in relation with these gambling websites.
Iran: Four Execution in a Day, Including Three Members of Ethnic Minorities
Just a day after Christmas, the Iranian regime raised its 2020’s death penalty’s record to 254 cases with four new executions, including three Iranian Baluchi prisoners.
On December 26, Iranian authorities executed at least four prisoners, according to the human rights association No to Prison – No to Execution. The sentences were carried out in Zahedan Central Prison, southeastern Iran, and Qom Central Prison, southwest of Tehran.
Iran news in brief, December 28, 2020
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