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Iran News in Brief – July 10, 2021



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Iran: Over 325,700 Deaths, Only 1.3% Fully Vaccinated

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Over 325,700 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 547 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Friday afternoon local time, July 9. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 85,543, around a fourth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 76,066 in Tehran, 22,030 in Isfahan, 20,671 in Khuzestan, 19,835 in Razavi Khorasan, 12,690 in Mazandaran, 10,987 in Fars, 8931 in Sistan & Baluchistan, 7675 in Golestan, 7603 in Kerman, 5517 in Kurdistan, 5447 in Yazd, 5040 in Hormozgan, 3729 in Qazvin, 3594 in Bushehr, 3421 in Ilam, 3011 in South Khorasan, and 2670 in Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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Courageous Iranian women support the online Free Iran World Summit 2021


The online Free Iran World Summit 2021 will convene from July 10-12, 2021. This is the largest annual gathering of the Iranian Resistance. Some 1,000 senior officials and distinguished personalities from 105 countries and Iranians from more than 50,000 locations will connect live with the combatants of freedom at Ashraf 3.

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The Hypocrisy of Hassan Rouhani


In a carefully planned scheme that began in 2020, the Iranian regime lured millions of small investors to pour their assets into Iran’s unstable stock market, deceiving them with hollow promises of getting quick returns on their investment. But reality struck as the stock market suffered a major crash in January, wiping billions of dollars worth of investor money. The one big winner was the regime and regime-controlled firms, who manipulated the market to fill their pockets from what little the people had to invest.

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Female Prisoners Beaten by Security Guards for Protesting in NW Iran


There were clashes between female prisoners and prison authorities yesterday in Urmia Central Prison, northwestern Iran. Prisoners protested the transfer of a prisoner to the high-security section. According to the report by the Hengaw Organization, an informed source said the prisoners broke the prison doors and windows. Prison security guards had attacked and severely beat the female prisoners.

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Summary of Human Rights Violations in Iran – June 2021

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The following is a review of human rights abuses in Iran in June 2021. Many human rights defenders raised their concerns after the appointment of Ebrahim Raisi, the former chief of the judiciary, taking over as the regime’s president and following this announcement, the appointment of another infamous figure Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Eje’i as the head of the judiciary, fearing that the human rights situation will become more critical because of their involvement in many crimes and human rights abuses.

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Suppression of Student Protests, One More Nail in the Coffin of Reformism in Iran


Twenty-two years ago today, authorities in Iran mercilessly cracked down on protesting students in Tehran and several metropolitan cities like Tabriz, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz. A day earlier, on July 8, 1999, the Judiciary sealed ‘reformist’ paper, Salam. In response, students of Tehran University flooded onto the streets, venting their anger over the government’s oppressive measures. They hopefully staged a peaceful gathering calling on ‘reformist’ President Mohammad Khatami and his government to ensure freedom of press and expression.

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