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Iran News in Brief – November 9, 2020

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 147, 600 in 462 Cities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Sunday, November 8, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 147,600 people in 462 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 35,771 in Tehran, 11,083 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,568 in Khuzestan, 8,264 in Isfahan, 6,215 in Qom, 5,326 in Gilan, 5,282 in East Azerbaijan, 4,489 in West Azerbaijan, 4,080 in Alborz, 3,855 in Hamedan, 3,923 in Fars, 2,640 in Kurdistan, 2,587 in Central, 2,458 in North Khorasan, 2,446 in Yazd, 2,387 in Kerman, 1,618 in Ardebil, 1,730 in Hormozgan, 1,380 in Zanjan, 1,246 in South Khorasan, 1,207 in Ilam, 1,170 in Chaharmahal and Bakhtriai, and 1,049 in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad. As such, in the past week, at least 8,200 have lost their lives as the result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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In memory of 1,500 who fell for freedom

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Alejo Vidal-Quadras: On Iran Protests Underreported Despite Obvious Significance

Article written by Dr. Vidal Quadras on Iran's strategic deadlock on

The former vice-president of the European Parliament Alejo Vidal-Quadras has written an op-ed on the November 2019 Iran protests, which he assesses was the “most widespread anti-government uprising since the inception of the current regime”, and urged Western governments to support the protesters who are still being targeted by the regime.

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Farmers protest in Isfahan, Iran

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Iran news in brief, November 9, 2020

Iran news in brief, November 9, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, November 9, 2020, marks the 353rd 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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