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Iran News in Brief – November 21, 2020

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Shush Square in the southern of Tehran, Iran. Shush is one of the poorest neighborhoods in Tehran and the lives of Shush residents are under threat to be infected by coronavirus. Yesterday the coronavirus death toll in Tehran Province has reached 39,651

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 465 Cities Surpasses 161,500

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, November 20, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus fatalities in 465 cities had exceeded 161,500. The number of victims in Tehran is 39,651, Khorasan Razavi 11,780, Isfahan 9,115, Lorestan 6,755, Qom 6,600, Mazandaran 6,502, East Azerbaijan 6,159, Gilan 5,596, West Azerbaijan 5,493, Fars 4,442, Alborz 4,355, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,096, Central Province 3,078, Yazd 2,812, North Khorasan 2,583, Hormozgan 1,815, Ardabil 1,790, Bushehr 1,734, Qazvin 1,658, Ilam 1,545, Zanjan 1,530, Kurdistan 2,911, Kerman 2,769, Kermanshah 3,518, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,159.

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On World Children’s Day, listen to  Iran’s child laborers

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Astan-e Quds Razavi, A Pillar of Khamenei’s Economic Empire in Iran

The Astan-e Quds Razavi is the largest endowment organization in Islam’s world, whose custodian is directly appointed by the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. This organization is also considered the longest-lasting organization since the martyrdom of Imam Reza about 1200 years ago.

Astan-e Quds’ formal resource is the people’s endowments and tithes. However, following the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of the religious government, this organization expanded its financial activities, making it the wealthiest institution after the oil company.

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Memorial ceremony for Mohammad Hashamdar, who was killed in November 2019 protests

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, November 21, 2020, marks the 365th 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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