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UPDATE: 2:30 PM CEST
Amnesty – Iran: Prisoner of conscience Soheil Arabi was transferred out of Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary on 18 Sept 2020
Prisoner of conscience #SoheilArabi was transferred out of Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary on 18 Sept 2020. Prison officials have told his family he is now held in Raja'i Shahr prison, Karaj, but Soheil Arabi has had no contact with the outside world since his transfer. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/r3957vtFze
— Amnesty Iran (@AmnestyIran) October 17, 2020
Workers of the Lamerd Petrochemical Co. in Fars Province (Iran), went on strike
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) October 17, 2020
UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST
Iran’s New Centers To Continue Nuclear Activities
The National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI) United States representative office in a press conference on Friday revealed details of the Iranian regime’s new centers to continue nuclear activities. In addition, the NCRI revealed the regime’s attempts for destroying all the evidence of their nuclear activities.
Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Victims in 458 Cities Exceeds 124,800
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, October 16, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 458 cities had exceeded 124,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 29,941, Khorasan Razavi 9,350, Isfahan 6,519, Mazandaran 5,622, Gilan 4,861, East Azerbaijan 4,423, West Azerbaijan 3,487, Alborz 3,418, Hamedan 3,313, Fars 3,271, Kermanshah 2,738, Kurdistan 2,231, Kerman 1,913, Yazd 1,721, Ardabil 1,438, Qazvin 1,218, Zanjan 1,185, and South Khorasan 944.
Iran news in brief, October 17, 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020, marks the 336th 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
Read more: Latest News in Brief – October 16, 2020