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Iran News in Brief – October 14, 2020

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Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. The coronavirus death toll in Tehran Province has reached 29,201
Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. The coronavirus death toll in Tehran Province has reached 29,201

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UPDATE: 9:00 PM CEST

Iran Opposition Online Event: An Effective Iran Policy

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Iran in top 5 countries in COVID-19 death rate

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Tired of combatting COVID-19 without pay and support, Iranian nurses are leaving the country

Iranian nurses

An increased number of Iranian nurses are leaving the country due to lack of job security, delayed or unpaid wages and the COVID-19 overload.

In comments carried by the state-run Ana news agency, the Head of the Tehran Board of the Iranian Nursing Organization said more than one thousand nurses and health care workers had requested to go abroad just in the past few months.

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Nearly 120 Inmates Test Positive for Coronavirus in Rajai Shahr Prison

At least 120 prisoners were confirmed to have tested positive for coronavirus in Rajai Shahr Prison. Political prisoners are also among those contracted Covid-19.

Prisoner of conscience Farhad Meysami has tested positive for the virus at Rajaei Shahr prison in the city of Karaj and was transferred from his ward to a so-called prison “safe room” for isolation.

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Poverty and Hunger in Iran Lead to Tragic Suicides by Young and Old

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 458 Cities Surpasses 122,300

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 458 cities had exceeded 122,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 29,201, Khorasan Razavi 9,200, Khuzestan 7,838, Isfahan 6,399, Lorestan 5,328, Qom 5,225, East Azerbaijan 4,323, West Azerbaijan 3,372, Alborz 3,348, Hamedan 3,228, Kermanshah 2,668, Kerman 1,875, Bushehr 1,470, Ardabil 1,426, and Ilam 1,009.

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Threats and Terrorist Plan by Assadi Indicate Iran’s State-Sponsored Terrorism

Le Monde on October 10 quoted Belgian authorities as saying that Iran’s incarcerated diplomat-terrorist Assadollah Assadi was acting under the direction of the Iranian state in the 2018 foiled bomb plot against the Iranian opposition rally in Paris

Le Monde on October 10 quoted Belgian authorities as saying that Iran’s incarcerated diplomat-terrorist Assadollah Assadi was acting under the direction of the Iranian state in the 2018 foiled bomb plot against the Iranian opposition rally in Paris. This indicates that the action constituted state-sponsored terrorism.

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The threat of Iran regime’s Terrorism

Undermining Global Security

Online Parliamentary conference by British MPs and Irish politicians

Thursday 15 October 2020 1500 BST-1600 CEST

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Iran news in brief, October 14, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, marks the 333rd day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 755 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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