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Iran News in Brief – November 11, 2020

Maryam Rajavi putting flowers on photographs of martyrs of the 2019 protests in Iran - November 10, 2019
Maryam Rajavi putting flowers on photographs of martyrs of the 2019 protests in Iran – November 10, 2019

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UPDATE: 1:30 PM CEST

Workers of the Traverse Railroad Co. in Varamin, Tehran went on strike

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Tehran University Student Activist Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

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Why Khamenei Admitting MEK Responsibility for 2017-18 Protests Is Still Important?

In 2018, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei made a speech about the December 2017 uprising where he acknowledged that the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) had a leading role largely responsible during the people’s protests, which sprung up across the country without warning and took the regime by surprise.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 149,700 in 462 Cities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, Tuesday, November 10, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 149,700 people in 462 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 36,311 in Tehran, 11,183 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,658 in Khuzestan, 8,389 in Isfahan, 6,413 in Lorestan, 6,285 in Qom, 5,422 in East Azerbaijan, 5,366 in Gilan, 4,489 in West Azerbaijan, 4,125 in Alborz, 4,026 in Fars, 3,926 in Golestan, 3,885 in Hamedan, 3,841 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 3,278 in Kermanshah, 2,692 in Central, 2,516 in Yazd, 2,478 in North Khorasan, 2,446 in Yazd, 2,452 in Kerman, 1,638 in Ardebil, 1,405 in Zanjan, 1,291 in South Khorasan, and 1,242 in Ilam.

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LIVE REPORT: Online Conference Marking Anniversary of Iran Protests

Maryam Rajavi, president -elect of the NCRI

To mark the anniversary of the November 2019 Iran protests, Iranians and supporters of the democratic opposition are commemorating the uprising with an online conference on Tuesday. They are emphasizing their will to continue the uprising until the overthrow of the ruling regime in Iran.

On November 15, 2019, a massive uprising broke out in various Iranian cities. The protests lasted for about a week and spread to over 190 cities in all 31 provinces of Iran. The November 2019 uprising was unprecedented in the past 40 years, particularly due to its breadth, rapid pace, organization, the bravery of protesters, and their willingness to risk their lives.

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Iranian women’s remarkable role in the greatest upheaval in country’s history

November 2019 protests

Iranian women’s remarkable role in the greatest upheaval in the country’s contemporary history

One of the most stunning moments of Iran’s contemporary history emerged on November 15, 2019. The protests took shape rapidly, with anti-regime chants rapidly radicalizing against the mullahs’ supreme leader, Ali Khamenei.

Throngs of Iranian people, the army of the unemployed and hungry, and the army of suppressed women and youth who have nothing to lose but their chains, took to the streets to express their outrage over the three-fold hike in fuel prices.

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Condolences on the passing of the great combatant Dr. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)

Maryam Rajavi: “I was incredibly saddened to receive the news about the passing of the great combatant Dr. Saeb Erekat. On behalf of the Iranian people and the Iranian Resistance, I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences for this enormous loss to President Mahmoud Abbas, the brother nation of Palestine, the Palestinian government and the Erekat family.

Saeb has now joined Abu Ammar. The PLO has lost one of its patriotic and most effective leaders, but undoubtedly the spirit, inspiration and ideals of Saeb Erekat will always live in the collective memory of the Palestinian people.
I pray for God Almighty to bless his soul and I pray for patience and perseverance for you and his family, friends and colleagues.”

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Iran news in brief, November 11, 2020

Iran news in brief, November 11, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, marks the 355th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 828 of the more than 1500 protesters killed by the regime so far.

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the United Nations to urgently send an international fact-finding mission to Iranian prisons to meet with the detainees.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UPRISING:

Number of uprising cities: 191

Number of martyrs: At least 1500

Number of injured: More than 4,000

Number of detainees: More than 12,000

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