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Iran News in Brief – November 25, 2020

One of Damavand's streets. Damavand is an ancient and historic city close to Iran's tallest peak Mount Damavand. The city is in Tehran Province, and its residents have a hard life because of the coronavirus and the Iranian regime's mismanagement of the outbreak. The coronavirus death toll in Tehran Province has reached 41,021
One of Damavand’s streets. Damavand is an ancient and historic city close to Iran’s tallest peak Mount Damavand. The city is in Tehran Province, and its residents have a hard life because of the coronavirus and the Iranian regime’s mismanagement of the outbreak. The coronavirus death toll in Tehran Province has reached 41,021

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CET

Municipal agents and the police demolished homes in the Yahya Abadeh region at 4am today

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Man flogged 35 times for ‘insulting” judge in NW Iran

IRAN: Prisoner Flogged in Public in Ahvaz

An Iranian man was flogged in Naqadeh, northwestern Iran, early this week for “insulting” a judge. According to the Human Rights News Agency, the man, identified as Mehdi Khairi was flogged 35 times in the Sentence Implementation Unit of the Mohammadyar Public Court. He was tried in absentia by the Court in July.

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6-year sentence for an 58-yr-old mother

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A Kurdish activist educator arrested in Kermanshah for unknown reason

Anisa Jafari-Mehr, a Kurdish activist educator was arrested in the city of Eslamabad-e Gharb, in Kermanshah Province, western Iran.

According to the news published on November 23, 2020, intelligence agents raided and ransacked the residence of this Kurdish activist educator without presenting a legal warrant. They confiscated Ms. Jafari-Mehr’s personal belongings including her laptop, smartphone, and some of her books. Her family said the agents were armed and they handcuffed their daughter at the time of arrest.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 465 Cities Surpasses 166,300

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 465 cities had exceeded 166,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 41,021, Isfahan 9,440, Qom 6,715, Mazandaran 6,557, East Azerbaijan 6,474, West Azerbaijan 5,930, Fars 4,592,Alborz 4,460, Hamedan 4,225, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,216, Golestan 4,147, Kermanshah 3,606, Central Province 3,233, Kerman 3,039, Kurdistan 2,966, Yazd 2,907, Ardabil 1,850, Bushehr 1,754, Qazvin 1,704, Ilam 1,645, and Zanjan 1,590.

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Violence Against Women in Iran Mandated by Law

November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Women in Iran are exposed to the worst forms of physical and psychological violence, and reports of violence against women, according to the regime officials, have increased by 20 to 22 percent compared to previous years.

Violence against women in Iran is different from other countries. In many cases, it is legalized and promoted.

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NCRI, the Main Target of Tehran’s Terror Machine

Since its creation in 1981, the Iranian coalition opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), its members, and its subsidiary groups have been the target of several deadly attacks planned by the Iranian regime, according to the UK’s Parliamentary Human Rights Group.

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Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, speaks about the Iranian November 2019 protests

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The mandatory Hijab proves crucial to the mullahs’ war on Iranian women

The rate of domestic violence against women in Iran is the world’s highest but the most prevalent form of violence against Iranian women is perpetrated by the ruling regime in its efforts to enforce the mandatory Hijab on them.

If at least 66 percent of Iranian women experience domestic violence in their homes, one must say that virtually 100 percent of them experience the state-sponsored violence to enforce the veil everywhere, every day and round the clock on the streets of cities across the country.

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Iran news in brief, November 25, 2020

Iran news in brief, November 25, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, marks the 369th 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 moreIran News in Brief – November 24, 2020