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Iran News in Brief – June 15, 2021

Over the past week, supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI) and Resistance Units called for a boycott of the clerical regime’s presidential election
Mashhad, Sanandaj, and Semnan – Activities of the Resistance Units and supporters of the MEK, calling for the boycott of the regime’s sham presidential election – “My vote regime change, yes to a democratically-elected republic” – Second week of June 2021



The Boycott Campaign Is Gaining Ground by the Day

With less than three days to go, resistance units throughout the country have increased their activities to call upon the population to boycott the sham election and deprive the regime of its long-strived aim; claiming legitimacy. These actions are expanding very quickly among ordinary Iranians and an unofficial grassroots movement is conquering the streets of Iran.

Iranians Continue to Challenge the Regime with its own Tools

While the regime desperately tries to use the public frustration and organizes “free speech” podiums to pretend people are free to express themselves and conclude things are going to change after the election, the wisdom that Iranians have gained through four decades of the regime’s deception and systemic corruption is turning the tides against the regime. In every city, citizens and locals use the opportunity to express their hatred and anger and ask for other people to join and rise up against the entire ruling system.


Covid-19 Takes The Lives Of More Than 311,700 In Iran

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, June 14, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities across Iran had exceeded 311,700. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 73,016, Isfahan 20,935, Khuzestan 19,586, Khorasan Razavi 18,945, Lorestan 12,370, Mazandaran 12,345, Fars 10,442, Gilan 10,396, Golestan 7,470, Sistan and Baluchestan 7,256, Kerman 6,983, Kermanshah 6,068, Semnan 5,270, Hormozgan 4,190, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,570, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,434.

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Iran – Activities of Resistance Units and MEK Supporters in the Second Week of June – Call for Boycott of the Sham Elections

The MEK's Resistance Units have popularized the call for boycotting the election . Iranian youths have largely approached the MEK recently.
Isfahan and Hamedan – Activities of the Resistance Units and supporters of the MEK, calling for the boycott of the regime’s sham presidential election -“The nation has not forgotten that Raisi, is the henchman of the 1988 massacre”– Second week of June 2021

Over the past week, supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI) and Resistance Units called for a boycott of the clerical regime’s presidential election farce by posting banners and placards, writing graffiti, and distributing leaflets. These activities were carried out as the regime’s security forces were on maximum alert. People in different regions welcomed the campaign.
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Iran Elections 2021: Regime Concerned of Popular Boycott Campaign


Less than a week remains to the Iranian regime’s sham elections. The mullahs, however, are facing a crisis of low public interest in the elections. State-run television reports are acknowledging that 90 percent of college students will not participate in elections. Three tightly controlled “presidential debates” have only added to the already escalating public outrage vis-à-vis all factions of the clerical regime.

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MEK Resistance Units Campaign Against Iran Sham Election and Ebrahim Raisi

The PMOI/MEK Resistance Units continue to spread slogans against the Iranian regime sham election calling for Iran presidential election boycott. They also install posters of the Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi in public places. Their slogans and placards read, “My vote is regime change in Iran. Yes to a democratic republic. No to the mullahs’ sham election. Yes to a free election and a democratic republic. The Iranian people chant boycott mullahs’ sham election.”

MEK Resistance Units campaign against Iran sham election and Ebrahim Raisi

Daring Speeches While Facing the Cruelty

Iranians, fed up with corruption and discrimination are standing up against the regime officials and even risk their lives to protest and call upon their fellow countrymen to boycott the presidential sham elections. These scenes are touching and unprecedented, even for the brave people of Iran.

Video Report: Iranians Tearing Down and Burning Election Posters

A video compilation of angry Iranians tearing down and burning election posters & images of Iran’s Chief Justice & presidential hopeful Ebrahim Raisi. Raisi is best known for his part in the execution of thousands of political prisoners.

Iranians tearing down and burning election posters

Iran’s President Masters Lying


According to Iran’s state-run telegram channel Khabar Fori on June 12, 2021, the regime’s president Hassan Rouhani claimed there was a high level of health in Iran and said: “The government’s work in the field of health has been unprecedented since the Achaemenid period. The Health Transformation Plan surprised the world. Dozens of world leaders said how could you do that? The work of the Eleventh and Twelfth Governments (Rouhani’s presidential period) on health is unprecedented in the history of Iran. No such services have been provided to the people since the Achaemenid period.”

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Iran Worker Commits Suicide in 3rd Case in Week


A mine worker in Sirjan, southern Iran committed suicide yesterday by hanging himself at his workplace. According to the state-run Rokna News Agency, the worker worked as a driver at the mine. His identity or his motive was not stated in the report. This is the third case within one week that Iranian workers attempt suicide. Due to Iran’s deteriorating economy, workers are facing severe pressure from delayed wages and other economic grievances.

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Iran News in Brief, June 15, 2021

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