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Iran News in Brief – December 6, 2022

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UPDATE: 9:30 PM CET

Iran Uprising at a Glance – Day 82

Based partially on reporting by PMOI (MEK) Network in Iran

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 – 7 PM GMT+1

  • Days: 82
  • Protests: 280 cities
  • Fatalities: 700+ estimated deaths, 565 identified by MEK
  • Detentions: 30,000+

Reports on Tuesday indicated that protesters in Tehran, Isfahan, Mashhad, Shiraz, Yazd, Sanandaj, Javanrud, Kermanshah, Marivan, Ravansar, and many other cities continued their strikes and closed their shops in solidarity with the ongoing revolution against the mullahs. Students at various universities of Tehran and Babol also boycotted their classes in solidarity with the nationwide uprising.

At the same time, students held strikes and protest rallies in several cities. Videos and images from Tehran, Babol, Qazvin, Tabriz, and Sanandaj showed empty classes at universities as students refused to attend academies. Meanwhile, in several locations, students held protest rallies, including Kurdistan University in Sanandaj, Noshiravani University in Babol, and Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran.

Alireza Zakani, Tehran’s mayor, visited Sharif University on Tuesday, one day ahead of Iran’s Student Day. His presence at the campus was met with fierce protests by students, who held a demonstration and chanted anti-regime slogans including, “Death to the dictator!” and “Death to Khamenei!”

Monday was marked with nightly protest rallies in several cities, including Tehran, Zanjan, Mashhad, Isfahan, Hamedan, and Ilam. Protesters blocked streets with fire and chanted slogans against the regime and its supreme leader. “This is the year Khamenei will be overthrown,” the protesters chanted.

Nighttime protests have begun in various cities again tonight.

  • Tehran, Imamzadeh Hassan district – Protesters chanted: “Death to the dictator!”, “Death to the Basij!”
  • Tehran, Ekbatan district – Protesters continued the nationwide protests against the regime on the 82nd night of the uprising.
  • Tehran, Punak district – Protesters went out in the streets chanting against the regime.
  • Tehran – Narmak district – Protesters chanted: “Freedom! Freedom! Freedom!”
  • Tehran, Vanak district – Protesters chanted: “This is the year Seyed Ali (Khamenei) is overthrown!”
  • Karaj, west of Tehran – Mo’azen Blvd, Protesters chanted: “Death to the dictator!”
  • Karaj, west of Tehran – Golshahr district – Protesters chanted: “This is the year Seyed Ali (Khamenei) is overthrown!”
  • Babolsar, northern Iran – Locals torched a poster of regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini.
  • Isfahan, central Iran – Locals set ablaze a pro-regime monument on the 82nd night of the uprising.


UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Iran Uprising Escalates as People Launch Three-day Campaign of Intensified Protests

Iran’s nationwide uprising is marking its 81st day as people across the country are launching a three-day campaign of intense anti-regime protests on Monday with merchants and store owners in dozens of cities going on strike. This new initiative is commemorating the nation’s Student Day on December 7.

Locals in Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz, Rasht, Sanandaj, Kermanshah, Baneh, Bukan, and dozens of other cities are on strike and closing their shops in solidarity with the ongoing revolution against the mullahs.

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Stop Executions in Iran – A Woman Was Hanged in Isfahan

The clerical regime hanged another woman in Isfahan. Mowloud Mollazadeh was hanged in Dastgerd Prison of Isfahan at dawn on Saturday, December 3, 2022.

Mowloud Mollazadeh had been detained since 2017 for murdering her father-in-law. She was transferred from Dowlatabad Prison to Dastgerd on Wednesday at noon to implement her death verdict. She was detained in solitary confinement until Saturday morning when her sentence was carried out.

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Monthly November 2022 – Systematic violence against women in Iran

Over 80 days into the anti-regime protests, Iranian women and youths continue their struggle for regime change in Iran. Other social strata have also joined them.

In the 16 days of unity and activism around the world to end violence against women and girls, the monthly report of the NCRI Women’s Committee is dedicated to Iranian women protesters who are fighting for freedom and equality despite massive state-sponsored brutality directed against them.

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Nationwide Strikes and Protests in Over 77 Cities – Day 81 of Revolution

On Monday, December 5, 2022, merchants and store owners launched a three-day strike on the eve of National Student Day on December 7. According to reports tallied by activists, merchants are on strike in more than 77 cities across Iran.

Observers believe the strike is a major blow to the regime’s vulnerable economy regarding the country’s lack of industrial infrastructure and a broker system. Furthermore, the bazaar was the mullahs’ main base for decades. Now, they witness thousands of their “public base” have risen against religious fascism.

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Neda Bayat’s Enforced Disappearance and Secret Murder

Neda Bayat, a young woman in Zanjan, decided to climb onto the car top of a street-patrol service vehicle during protests in her city on October 26, 2022. In this attempt, security officers violently dragged her off from the top of the car and arrested her.

Nobody ever found out where the Iranian authorities had taken Neda, not even her family. Following Neda Bayat’s disappearance, people in her city along with her family tried hard to uncover the truth about her detention.

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The Hague—December 2, 2022: Iranian Resistance Supporters Held a Rally and Photo Exhibition in Support of the Iran Revolution

The Hague—December 2, 2022: Iranian Resistance Supporters Rally in Support of the Iran Revolution

The Hague, the Netherlands—December 2, 2022: Freedom-loving Iranians and supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) held a rally and photo exhibition in memory of the martyrs of the nationwide Iranian Revolution. They also expressed their solidarity with the Iranian people’s uprising.

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Paris, December 2, 2022—Iranian Resistance Supporters Rally and Photo Exhibition in the Place de la République to Support the Iran Revolution

Paris, December 2, 2022— Rally and Photo Exhibition in Support of the Iran Revolution.

Paris, France—December 2, 2022: Freedom-loving Iranians and supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) held a rally and photo exhibition at the Place de la République in memory of the martyrs of the nationwide Iranian Revolution. They also expressed their solidarity with the Iranian people’s uprising.

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Berlin—December 2, 2022: Iranian Resistance Supporters Rally in Support of the Iran Protests

Berlin—December 2, 2022: MEK Supporters Rally in Support of the Nationwide Iran Protests.

Berlin, Germany—December 2, 2022: Freedom-loving Iranians and supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) held a rally in front of the German Foreign Ministry in solidarity with the Iranian people’s uprising.

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