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Iran News in Brief – November 14, 2020

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UPDATE: 17:30 PM CET

The Anniversary of November 2019 Uprising:

The world remembers Iran’s November protests

On the eve of the first anniversary of Iran’s November 2019 uprising, people in Iran and across the world are commemorating the biggest nationwide protests since the 1979 revolution and the 1,500 innocent victims who lost their lives to the brutality of the Iranian regime’s security forces.

In Behbehan, Khuzestan province, social media users have published posts and called for a ceremony on Sunday to honor Mehrdad and Mahmoud Dashtinia, two martyrs of the November 2019 protests.

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Defying repression, MEK Resistance Units increase activities ahead of November 2019 protests anniversary

In recent weeks, the Resistance Units, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) network inside Iran, organized various anti-regime campaigns across the country marking the first anniversary of Iran’s nationwide uprising in November 2019.

On Thursday, November 12, the Iranian Resistance Units took to graffiti in major cities including Tehran, Mashhad, Tabriz, Ahvaz, Ardabil, Karaj, and Kermanshah, writing slogans: “Be prepared for the anniversary of the November 2019 uprising,” “The November uprising continues,” “The mullahs must fear, a revolt and an uprising are approaching,” “We remember the martyrs fallen for freedom during November 2019 protests,” and “Rise up to overthrow the regime of the Supreme Leader.”

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MEK Resistance Units activities in Karaj and Tehran

 

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The family of Pezhman Qolipour held a memorial at his gravesite on the of the November 2019 uprising. Pezhman was shot and killed by security forces last year.

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Behbahan, SW Iran: The regime is gearing up for the anniversary of Nov. 2019 IranProtests in the restive city. Video shows the regime’s forces installing additional cameras on the streets to identify protesters. Several protesters were shot and killed last year in Behbahan.

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UPDATE: 09:00 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 152,900 in 465 Cities

coronavirus death toll Nov 13 2020

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, Friday, November 13, 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: 37,241 in Tehran, 11,390 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,760 in Khuzestan, 8,585 in Isfahan, 6,505 in Lorestan, 5,617 in East Azerbaijan, 5,421 in Gilan, 4,734 in East Azerbaijan, 4,210 in Alborz, 4,160 in Fars, 3,940 in Hamedan, 2,790 in Central, 2,730 in Kurdistan, 2,625 in Yazd, 2,555 in Kerman, 2,503 in North Khorasan, 1,570 in Qazvin, and 1,320 in Ilam.

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Maryam Rajavi: The time is up for policies that stand with the mullahs. This policy would only reap harm and loss.

The mullahs have no options for breaking out of the overthrow predicament. The time has come to overthrow the mullahs’ religious dictatorship.

 

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Amnesty Iran: 16 November marks one year since Iran’s Bloody November when security forces killed hundreds of men, women, and children during nationwide protests.

 

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Iran news in brief, November 13, 2020

Iran news in brief, November 13, 2020

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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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