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Iran News in Brief – November 27, 2022



Iran Uprising at a Glance – Day 73

Based partially on reporting by PMOI (MEK) Network in Iran

Sunday, November 27, 2022 – 7 PM GMT+1

  • Days: 73
  • Protests: 277 cities
  • Fatalities: 660+ estimated deaths, 528 identified by MEK
  • Detentions: 30,000+

Today, Sunday, November 27, students at Allameh, Khajeh Nassir, Melli and Amir Kabir universities in Tehran, and Azad University in Sanandaj held protests and sit-ins, chanting “students rather die but will not accept humiliation.”

Defiant youth used Molotov cocktails to target the bases of the IRGC’s paramilitary Basij, and the regime-sponsored seminaries, as well as torching regime’s billboards, posters of Khamenei and Qassem Soleimani, the eliminated commander of the terrorist Quds Force, in Tehran, Hamedan, Ahvaz, Sheiban, and Kut Abdullah in southwestern Khuzestan province, Malayer, Ziba Kenar and Lowshan in the northern Gilan province, Yazdanshahr in Isfahan, Mashhad, Tabriz, Yazd, Karaj, Sari in northern Mazandaran province, Anar in Kerman province, Abdanan in Ilam province, Ardabil, Zahedan, Sarbaz, Iranshahr, Bandar Abbas, Rafsanjan, and Juneqan.  They also blocked highways in several cities.

In Sanandaj, western Iran, students, and professors at the Islamic Azad University — Sanandaj Branch — have begun their rallies on Sunday morning local time, protesting the regime’s continuing crackdown measures. They were chanting “Political prisoners must be released!” and “College students rather die than live in infamy!” Similar rallies and boycotts were reported at Tehran’s Amir Kabir University and Khajeh Nasir Toosi University.

In Isfahan, activists are reporting that truck drivers in the Shapour district have launched a strike. Truck drivers in Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, were seen continuing their strike for a second consecutive day. In Marand, northwest Iran, truck drivers joined the strike.


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