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Iran News in Brief – May 14, 2021

Tehran, Khavaran- Supporters of the MEK, protest the destruction of their loved ones’ graves. The sign reads: (Ebrahim) Raisi, Henchman of the 1988 massacre



Iranians Turn More Defiant Facing the Regime’s Security Forces

According to reports from inside Iran, on several occasions on Friday, the people decided to forcefully resist the regime’s security apparatus and fight for their rights.

In Sistan and Baluchistan, clashes between the locals and the police left casualties on both sides. Despite the unbalanced fronts in terms of manpower and arms, the people remained undeterred and showed courageous resistance.

In Tabriz, animal rights groups fought the agents and forcefully released the dogs that were brutally rounded up from the streets and partly slain. These forces were responsible for beating and mistreating many local street vendors and have increasingly awakened the people’s hatred.


Gathering By A Group Of Families Of MEK Martyrs In Tehran’s Khavaran Cemetery With The Chant Of “Raisi, Henchman Of 1988 Massacre”

This afternoon, a group of families of the martyrs of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) gathered in Tehran’s Khavaran Cemetery and chanted slogans, including “(Ebrahim) Raisi, Henchman of 1988.” Many MEK martyrs executed in the 1988 massacre of political prisoners are buried in mass graves in Khavaran, which has turned into a memorial for the families of the martyrs.
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May 13, 2021 Iran, Families of MEK Martyrs in Tehran’s Khavaran Cemetery

Maryam Rajavi: As the clerical regime is destroying the graves of the victims of the 1988 Massacre in Khavaran to erase the traces of its crime, I urge the UNSC and all UN member states to formally condemn Khomeini’s decree on the massacre of political prisoners as genocide and crime against humanity

How Many More Must Die Before UN Investigates Iran’s 1988 Massacre?

Is it possible to simply erase a massacre of 30,000 people from memory and pretend it never happened? That’s what the Iranian authorities are trying to do to cover up the 1988 massacre of political prisoners.
In recent weeks, to the shock of victims’ families, authorities have begun building over Iran’s most famous mass grave at the Khavaran cemetery near the capital where thousands of families go to mourn their loved ones who were buried there following a nationwide purge of political prisoners in 1988.
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Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities In 541 Cities Exceed 287,300

PMOI-MEK reports over 287,300 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, May 13, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities across Iran had exceeded 287,300. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 66,701, Isfahan 18,950, Khuzestan 17,739, Khorasan Razavi 17,640, East Azerbaijan 11,733, West Azerbaijan 10,693, Gilan 9,821, Fars 9,242, Alborz 7,798, Golestan 7,055, Sistan and Baluchestan 6,596, Kerman 6,458, Hamedan 6,448, Central Province 5,988, Semnan 5,015, Kurdistan 4,962, Yazd 4,922, Qazvin 3,339, Bushehr 2,994, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,355.
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Iran: MEK Resistance Units call for elections boycott as candidates register for the race

In recent days, the network of the Iranian Opposition inside Iran organized a vast campaign calling for the boycott of the clerical regime’s sham presidential elections. Between Monday and Thursday, the network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), known as the Resistance Units, held anti-regime campaigns in more than 20 cities checkered across the country.
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“Iran election has no legitimacy” MEK Resistance Units

MEK Resistance Units call for Iran election boycott by installing a large banner of Massoud Rajavi

“Boycotting the Iran election sham is a patriotic duty”: MEK network

Iran News in Brief, May 14, 2021

Iran news in brief, May 14, 2021

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