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Iran News in Brief – May 6, 2021

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UPDATE: 7:30 PM CEST

Iran’s “Vaccine Gate” Is Causing Public Outrage

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Iran is a fourth deadly peak of Covid-19. Under the mullahs’ criminal policies and mismanagement, there is no sight of the outbreak coming to heel. Alireza Zali, head of the Tehran Covid-19 Task Force, admitted on May 3, “In the near future we will face the new Covid-19 variant and we need to accelerate the vaccination.”

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Iran’s Regime Withdraws Appeal for Terrorist Diplomat

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Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat sentenced to 20 years in prison for a bombing attempt against a major Iranian Resistance gathering, dropped his appeal on Wednesday in Belgium and will serve his sentence. Assadi was arrested along with three of his co-conspirators in June 2018 as they prepared to bomb the Free Iran rally, the annual gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), held in France. Assadi was the key coordinator of the attack and personally transferred the bomb from Tehran to Vienna, where his diplomatic mission was located. The terrorists were tried in a court in Antwerp, Belgium. At the time, Assadi tried to raise his diplomatic immunity as a pretext to avoid accountability, which was ruled out by the judge.

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Inmates Left Unattended Amid Spread of Coronavirus in Behbahan Prison

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Dozens of inmates have contracted Covid-19 with the spread of the fourth wave of coronavirus in Behbahan Prison. An old prisoner died of Covid-19 in the prison. The prisoner, known as Abdullah Palang, died of shortness of breath in front of the prisoners at 5:00 AM. He was left unattended in prison and was cared for by his cellmates until his death.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Takes The Lives Of 278,300 Victims In 541 Cities

PMOI-MEK reports over 278,300 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities had exceeded 278,300. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 64,171, Isfahan 18,270, Khorasan Razavi 17,260, Khuzestan 17,049, Lorestan 11,513, Mazandaran 11,510, East Azerbaijan 11,383, West Azerbaijan 10,363, Gilan 9,664, Fars 8,712, Alborz 7,373, Sistan and Baluchestan 6,396, Central Province 5,803, Kermanshah 5,564, Semnan 4,890, Yazd 4,812,Kurdistan 4,807, Ardabil 3,527, Hormozgan 3,235, Qazvin 3,234, Bushehr 2,894, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,280, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,141.

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Iran –1,112 Families Of MEK Martyrs Urge The UN To Prevent The Destruction Of Their Loved Ones’ Graves

Family members of political prisoners executed during the 1988 massacre in Iran gather at the Khavaran mass grave site near Tehran, capital of Iran [File photo]
Family members of political prisoners executed during the 1988 massacre in Iran gather at the Khavaran mass grave site near Tehran, capital of Iran [File photo]

On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General, EU leaders, and the President and officials in the United States, 1,112 families of the martyrs of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), urged them to take immediate action to prevent further destruction of their relatives’ graves by the religious fascism ruling Iran. For years, the clerical regime has been systematically and gradually destroying the graves of political executions in Tehran and other cities as part of an anti-human and criminal policy to eliminate the traces of its crimes against humanity.
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Iran: Fearing A More Significant Defeat The Clerical Regime Withdrew Its Appeal Against Assadi’s Conviction, His 20-year Imprisonment Is Now Final

Iranian diplomat-terrorist Aassadolah Assadi
Iranian diplomat-terrorist Aassadolah Assadi

This morning, the preliminary hearing was held in the Antwerp Court of Appeal in Belgium to hear the appeal of the perpetrators of the bombing plot at the Iranian Resistance’s Free Iran grand gathering in June 2018 in Paris. Fearing a bigger defeat, through its lawyers, the clerical regime withdrew the appeal against the conviction of its diplomat-terrorist, Assadollah Assadi.
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MEK Resistance Units activities in April 2021 focusing on Iran’s presidential election

April 2021-Boycotting the Iranian regime’s upcoming sham Presidential elections has turned into a widespread social movement in Iran. The Iranian people have had enough of 42 years of the mullahs’ corruption, lootings, killings, and slaughtering of any dissenting voice.

MEK Resistance Units activities in April 2021 on Iran election Final

“Our vote is regime change and boycott of the sham elections”—MEK Resistance Units in Iran

“Our vote is regime change and boycott of the sham elections”—MEK Resistance Units in Iran


Iran news in brief, May 6, 2021

Iran news in brief, May 6, 2021


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