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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST
Rallies and Protests on Monday
Several reports from inside Iran indicate that teachers in Izeh have rallied in front of the governor’s office in Ahvaz, the province’s capital to protest for their rights. Also on Monday, workers of the Kut Abdollah Municipality gathered today outside the Karoun Court to demand the release of their colleagues who were detained for protesting their rights and demanding their unpaid wages.
In Tehran, cryptocurrency owners who fell victim to systemic fraud, rallied in front of the Special Court for Economic Crimes protesting the Cryptoland Institution’s fraud and impunity. In South Iran, Haft Tappeh sugarcane factory workers gathered outside the Governor’s Office to express their anger and frustration.
Jun. 7 – Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Preschool teachers from Izeh gathered outside the Khuzestan Governor's Office to demand jobs. They say they were accepted as teachers in 2018 but have not yet been employed. "Enough empty promises! We're tired and disappointed" they chant. #IranProtests pic.twitter.com/CeCt5AySdm
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) June 7, 2021
Jun 7- Shush, SW #Iran
Workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Complex gathered today outside the Governor's Office to express their economic woes. They say they don't have water to water the sugarcane fields and have yet to receive their wages. #IranProtests pic.twitter.com/5BVJWSip7H
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) June 7, 2021
Tehran—creditors of Cryptoland digital-financial institution rallied in front of the Special Court for Economic Crimes protesting the institution's fraud and impunity. pic.twitter.com/T8sOxEDtp1
— Iran News Update (@IranNewsUpdate1) June 7, 2021
UPDATE: 8:00 AM CEST
Coronavirus Takes Away the Lives of 306,200 in Iran
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Saturday, June 5, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 543 cities across Iran had passed 306,200. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 71,766, Isfahan 20,480, Khuzestan 19,129, Khorasan Razavi 18,605, East Azerbaijan 12,558, West Azerbaijan 11,548, Fars 10,197, Qom 9,690, Alborz 8,663, Province 6,368, Kurdistan 5,242, Yazd 5,132, Central North Khorasan 4,393, Hormozgan 3,870, Bushehr 3,209, Ilam 3,206, and South Khorasan 2,831.
#Iran Coronavirus Update
More than 306,800 people have died of the novel #coronavirus in 543 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) June 6, 2021
Audiotape: Ebrahim Raisi Insisted on Hanging 200 More Inmates
In August 2016, the son of Hossein Ali Montazeri, former deputy to the Islamic Republic founder Ruhollah Khomeini, leaked an audiotape dated 1988 about the late Montazeri’s meeting with several ‘jurists,’ including, Hossein-Ali Nayyeri, Head of Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Courts; Morteza Eshraghi, Tehran Prosecutor; Ebrahim Raisi, Deputy Tehran Prosecutor; and Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi, the representative of the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).
Iran: Families of Regime Victims Call for Election Boycott
In the past few years, the Iranian regime has faced several rounds of widespread nationwide protests and it has only managed to maintain its hold on power through brutal repression, gunning down protesters in the streets, carrying out public and secret hangings, arresting and torturing protesters, and cracking down on any form of activity that criticizes the repressive and corrupt rule of the mullahs.
Iran Parliament Works on Law to Jail People Who Film HR Violation, Explosions
Iran’s parliament is working on a new plan to sentence to prison people who film the regime’s human rights violations, explosions or other incidents in the country. According to the first article of the plan to “increase the punishment of collaborators with the actions of hostile countries against national security and national interests”, espionage or cooperation with enemy states including the United States against national security and national interests is “corruption on earth” and is punishable by death.
Oil-rich district in South Iran facing water shortage
An official said yesterday that 34 villages are facing water problems in the oil-rich Arvand Kenar District in Khuzestan province, southern Iran. According to the state-run IRNA News Agency, Sadegh Jalali, Head of Arvand Kenar District, said the lack of water and drop in water pressure in hot weather is due to the deterioration and breakage of the water infrastructure network.