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Iran News in Brief – March 3, 2021

This week Pensioners and retirees hold rallie in Bojnourd, NE Iran
This week Pensioners and retirees hold rallie in Bojnourd, NE Iran

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UPDATE: 9:00 PM CET

Arab News: Iran resistance urges tougher sanctions after exposing secret nuclear advances

Leaders of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) called on the international community at a press conference on Tuesday to re-enforce sanctions on Iran and not surrender to “Tehran’s blackmailing and posturing.”

NCRI officials revealed new information on how Iran’s Mullahs are carefully building a nuclear weapon while seeking to remove sanctions on its programs.

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Congressional Briefing by OIAC – Condemn Iran Regime’s State Sponsored Terrorism


MEK: Retired steel workers rally in the cities of Isfahan and Ahvaz


Misogynous law bans ski head coach from leaving with her team

Iranian women face a male labor market that poses many legal and structural barriers to their employment. The regime’s policy is to marginalize women.

But even those women who have jobs are restricted by misogynous laws which put men first and allow the husband to prevent his wife from doing her job.

One recent example was the case of Samira Zargari, the head coach of the national Alpine skiing team, who was banned from leaving the country due to her husband’s objection.

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 497 Cities Exceeds 224,300

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 497 cities across Iran had surpassed 224,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 53,061, Isfahan 14,460, Khuzestan 11,830, Mazandaran 9,487, Lorestan 9,338, East Azerbaijan 8,543, West Azerbaijan 8,388, Gilan 8,006, Fars 6,682, Alborz 5,613, Sistan and Baluchestan 5,301, Kerman 4,969, Kermanshah 4,549, Central Province 4,533, Kurdistan 3,877, Semnan 3,565, Ardabil 2,787, and South Khorasan 2,181.

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Three protesters sentenced to 13 years of prison and 222 lashes

Protest in Iran (file photo)
Protest in Iran (file photo)

The 102nd Branch of the Behbahan Criminal Court confirmed the sentences of three protesters detained in the November 2019 protests in southwestern Iran.

According to the Human Rights News Agency, the three protesters were identified as Sattar Afshinpour, Bahman Amini and Mohammad Tayebi. The trial was held in their absence and the three men were sentenced to a total of 13 years of prison and 222 lashes.

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Teachers protest outside the Parliament in Tehran – March 2


Iranians Continue Protests; at Least Four Rallies and Strikes on March 1

On Monday, March 1, the people of Iran held at least four rallies and protests in different cities over officials’ failure to meet their inherent demands. In Tabriz, female municipality staff staged a sit-in at the City Council Palace.

Furthermore, in the provinces of Khuzestan, Isfahan, and Markazi, retirees, farmers, workers, and vendors expressed their despair about the regime’s plundering and profiteering policies, calling on other citizens to support them.

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Batoul Hosseini: I will continue to seek justice and answers about the killing of my son


Iran news in brief, March 3, 2021

Iran news in brief, March 3, 2021


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