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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.
On World Children’s Day, listen to Iran’s child laborers
All thanks to the regime's corruption and tyranny.
(Video from Tasnim state-run News Agency.) pic.twitter.com/tjzATwbTmO
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) November 20, 2020
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.
Memorial ceremony for Mohammad Hashamdar, who was killed in November 2019 protests
Memorial ceremony for Mohammad Hashamdar, who was killed by a bullet in Behbahan, in Khuzestan, SW #Iran on November 16, 2019, during the bloody state crackdown on the #IranProtests pic.twitter.com/xcTVC4sT4Y
— IRAN HRM (@IranHrm) November 20, 2020
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
Read more: Iran News in Brief – November 20, 2020