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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CET
Long line for chicken in a Mashhad neighborhood – March 18
Pakdasht, Tehran, #iran
Long lines for cooking oil.
– The man filming implies that despite his election promises, Rouhani, Iran's President, made the economy worse than before.
Note that Saturday is #Nowruz and Iranians will celebrate the turn of the century and the year 1400. pic.twitter.com/EBiSXtV3Bv
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) March 18, 2021
Iran: NCRI Women’s Committee strongly condemns Atena Daemi’s forcible exile
In continuation of a string of female political prisoners’ forced exiles, Atena Daemi was forcibly and violently sent to exile from Evin Prison in Tehran to Lakan Prison in Rasht on Tuesday, March 16. After five years of imprisonment without leave, her removal was sudden and without any prior notice. She was not even allowed to collect her belongings or inform her family.
Protest By ABFA workers in southwest Iran
This morning, Thursday, March 18, a group of ABFA employees held a rally in front of the Khuzestan Governor’s Office in southwest Iran, for the fourth-day consecutive day. They are protesting the merging of companies in Ahvaz and other companies in Khuzestan province. These workers are also demanding the delayed paychecks and insurance premiums.
UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET
Live today: Online Briefing – Revealing information on IRGC Ballistic missile sites in Western Iran
Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 14:00 Paris time, 9:00 am New York.
Revealing information on IRGC Ballistic missile sites in Western #Iran
Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 14:00 Paris time, 9:00 am New York.#No2MullahsMissiles https://t.co/A55432iZeQ
— NCRI-FAC (@iran_policy) March 16, 2021
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 522 Cities Exceeds 233,000
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 522 cities across Iran had exceeded 233,000. The number of victims in Tehran is 54,446, Isfahan 15,120, Khuzestan 13,079, Mazandaran 9,925, Lorestan 9,793, West Azerbaijan 8,723, Golestan 6,045, Sistan and Baluchestan 5,441, Kerman 5,154, Kermanshah 4,684, Kurdistan 4,022, Semnan 3,850, and Bushehr 2,354.
#Iran Coronavirus Update
More than 233,000 people have died of the novel #coronavirus in 522 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) March 17, 2021
Iran: State media warn of Covid-19 outbreak aftermath
The Iranian regime’s policy of concealing the coronavirus outbreak, its subsequent poor management of the crisis, and its decision to ban WHO-approved vaccines has set the stage for a social crisis, state-run media outlets are warning.
In this regard, Jahan-e Sanat wrote on March 16, “Since February 2020, there were evident contradictions in remarks made by government officials. Some were dismissing it as a joke and denied it had entered the country.
Maryam Rajavi’s message to the virtual conference featuring U.S. senators and representatives
On the brink of the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, I would like to express my gratitude and respect
to all the United States senators, lawmakers, and personalities who have advocated for democracy and human rights in Iran over the years.
Today, I would like to draw your attention to the most important reality in Iran, which is the growing social desire to overthrow the religious dictatorship.
The great uprising of November 2019 brought the regime to the brink of its downfall.
Senate Nowruz Online Event: Human Rights and Democracy in Iran
Prominent policy and political figures joined a bi-partisan group of senators on Wednesday, March 17, to discuss the fundamentals of an effective US policy toward Iran.
WATCH #LIVE | OIAC Senate #Nowruz event online
⏰ Wed March 17, 2021-11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST
▶️ Human rights & democracy in Iran
▶️ Bi-partisan group of senators
▶️ Prominent policy & political figures
▶️ Fundamentals of an effective US policy toward Iranhttps://t.co/KnnHMkh0i1
— Organization of Iranian American Communities-OIAC (@OrgIAC) March 15, 2021
Iran news in brief, March 18, 2021
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