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Iran News in Brief – November 13, 2020

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UPDATE: 20:00 PM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The present status of the clerical dictatorship could not be compared to any other time during the past 40 years. The greater truth, however, is that the bells are tolling for the overthrow of this regime. The Iranian society showed its amazing revolutionary state in the uprising last November, a capacity which is still in force. The society’s explosive conditions, pent-up discontent, and animosity towards the regime are at an all-time high.

 

UPDATE: 16:00 PM CEST

Iran: Judiciary and security forces on high alert on the anniversary of nationwide protests

As Iran prepares to mark the first anniversary of the largest nationwide uprising since the 1979 revolution, Iranian officials are terrified of the possibility of another round of mass protests. To prevent such rallies from taking place, the regime has resorted to various tactics and policies to terrify the public and intimidate potential protesters.

On Thursday, judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi said on national television: “Prosecutors must act with power and there should be no reduction in the general prosecutor’s powers. Lawbreakers must be handled with power. We must carry out our legal duties without any intervention.

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Stressed & abandoned by the government, many Iranian nurses migrate abroad

While the coronavirus pandemic has hit many countries hard, governments are paying close attention to their public healthcare system, and more specifically their nurses and medical staff. It is obvious that our medical professionals are bearing the main burden and pressure of this unfortunate situation. Conditions like these demand special attention to providing proper health conditions for nurses so that they can take care of patients with high morale.

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More than 151,800 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 465 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 151,800 in 465 Cities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, Thursday, November 12, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 151,800 people in 465 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 36,891 in Tehran, 11,340 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,518 in Isfahan, 6,355 in Qom, 5,547 in East Azerbaijan, 4,649 in West Azerbaijan, 4,185 in Alborz, 4,115 in Fars, 3,956 in Golestan, 3,920 in Hamedan, 3,871 Sistan and Baluchestan, 3,323 in Kermanshah, 2,755 in Central, 2,600 in Yazd, 2,525 in Kerman, 1,684 in Bushehr, 1,663 in Ardebil, 1,425 in Zanjan, 1,316 in South Khorasan, 1,195 in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, and 1,069 in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad.

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Iran: Defiant youth target regime’s centers of suppression and plunder in Tehran, Karaj, Ahvaz, Homayounshahr, and Isfahan

In the early hours of Wednesday, November 11, 2020, on the eve of the anniversary of the November 2019 uprising, defiant youth targeted three bases of the IRGC’s Bassji in Ahvaz, Isfahan, and Sabzevar. They also torched Khomeini’s poster in the main square of Khuzistan’s Qaleh Tal city in Khuzestan.

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Iran: Defiant youth target centers of suppression and plunder in Tehran & several other cities

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Iran: MEK Resistance Units install Posters of Iranian Resistance Leaders

The Resistance Units installed posters of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Maryam Rajavi. This is while the regime is especially harsh toward the MEK and have already executed more than 120,000 supporters and members of the Iranian Resistance.

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AP IMAGE AND GETTY IMAGES COVERAGE OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE UPRISING IN NOVEMBER 2019

AP Image and Getty Images:

Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), attending a ceremony in Ashraf 3, Albania on November 10, 2020, marking the anniversary of the November 2019 uprising. Some 1,500 protesters were shot and killed by the Iranian regime’s security forces, including hundreds of juveniles. She called on the international community to hold Iran regime leaders accountable for perpetrating a crime against humanity.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, November 12, 2020, marks the 356th 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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